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Action Coalition for Media Education (ACME), free of corporate media funding, is a strategic network linking media educators, health advocates, media reformers, independent media makers, community organizers and others. www.acmecoalition.org

Adults and Children Together (ACT) Against Violence: Raising Safe Kids Program is a national research-based initiative certified by the American Psychological Association and National Association for the Education of Young Children that is designed to educate communities and families to create safe, healthy environments that protect children and youth from violence. www.brandeis.edu/lemberg

Alliance for Childhood is a partnership of individuals and organizations committed to fostering and respecting each child's inherent right to a healthy, developmentally appropriate childhood. www.allianceforchildhood.net

 

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Promotion of mentally healthy children, adolescents and families through research, training, advocacy, prevention, comprehensive diagnosis and treatment, peer support and collaboration.  http://www.aacap.org/

 

California Center for Public Health Advocacy (CCPHA) is a nonpartisan nonprofit organization that raises awareness about critical public health issues and mobilizes communities to promote the establishment of effective health policies.  www.publichealthadvocacy.org

 

Children's Center for the Common Good helps children reveal that which is good through arts and actions.  http://www.cccgood.org/

 

Center for a New American Dream helps Americans change the way they consume to improve quality of life, protect the environment, and promote social justice. www.newdream.org

 

Center for Informed Food Choices advocates for eating a whole foods, plant-based diet and educates about the politics of food. They publish "Informed Eating," a free monthly email newsletter that exposes food industry tactics and analyzes nutrition policy.  www.informedeating.org

 

Child-Responsible Media Campaign works to protect children from the negative effects of violent media through raising awareness of media violence issues, advocating for policies that limit children’s exposure to media violence, and tracking legislation related to media violence.  www.medialegislation.org

 

Concerned Educators Allied for a Safe Environment (CEASE) is a network of parents, teachers and other concerned individuals, who are dedicated to creating a safe and healthy world for children.  http://www.peaceeducators.org

 

Family and Home Network is a national nonprofit organization founded in 1984, supporting and advocating for parents who forgo or cut back on paid employment in order to spend generous amounts of time nurturing their children. www.FamilyAndHome.org

 

Hardy Girls, Healthy Women support organizations, schools, communities, providers, parents and girls in their efforts to change the culture from one that values girls and women on how they look to one that recognizes girls and women for who they are and what they contribute to the world.  www.hardygirlshealthywomen.org

 

Healthy Media Choices, a national nonprofit with offices in New York and Vermont, serves teachers and parents of children ages zero to eight by providing tools to create a healthy relationship with media. http://www.healthymediachoices.org/

 

Kids Can Make a Difference - an educational program for middle- and high school students, focuses on the root causes of hunger and poverty, the people most affected, solutions, and how students can help. The major goal is to stimulate the students to take some definite follow-up actions as they begin to realize that one person can make a difference. www.kidscanmakeadifference.org

 

Lesson One gives adults a proven plan to help children develop the life skills and internal discipline necessary to learn and thrive in today’s society.  www.lessonone.org

Media Education Foundation is a nonprofit educational organization devoted to media research and production of resources to aid educators and others in fostering analytical media literacy.
www.mediaed.org

 

Media Literacy.com is designed to increase awareness of the need for media literacy and the many resources available for teaching it.  www.medialiteracy.com

 

Motherhood Project an initiative of the Institute for American Values, is to put the importance of motherhood on the national agenda and to foster a renewed sense of purpose, passion, and power in the vocation of mothering.  www.motherhoodproject.org

 

Mothering magazine helps families establish their own unique parenting traditions and make informed choices that consider the needs of all family members.  www.mothering.com

 

National Action Against Obesity  is a non-partisan, all-volunteer advocacy group whose mandate is to expel junk food from schools and daycare, eliminate obesity- and disease-accelerators from the U.S. food supply, and to break the Secondhand Obesity cycle--obesity passed down from one generation to the next and across the culture. NAAO believes reversing the obesity crisis is hinged upon America's 0-5 year olds and fostering a new generation called "Gen-H" for Healthy. www.actionagainstobesity.com

 

National Association of Mothers' Centers (NAMC) addresses the needs of mothers through a network of programs that offer information and support, break the isolation of motherhood, advance maternal health and well-being, and recognize the importance of mothers to society.  www.motherscenter.org 

 

Praxis Project - Provides technical assistance, training, strategic consultation and other kinds of support to advance community media and policy advocacy on health issues.  The organization works with communities to identify solutions that shift from individual blame to institutional and systemic approaches. www.thepraxisproject.org

 

New Mexico Media Literacy Project provides media literacy CD-ROMS, videos and curricula that are used in thousands of schools, worldwide. www.nmmlp.org

 

School Mediation Associates' mission is to transform schools into safer, more caring, and more effective institutions. www.schoolmediation.com

 

Share, Save, Spend helps families understand the relationship of money, values and habits in today's  hyper-consumer culture and, in turn, provide resources/tools to assist them  in achieving financial sanity.  www.sharesavespend.com

Tobacco-Free New York State is a consortium of public health advocacy programs working to make New York State a healthier place to live, work, and play.  Effective, evidence-based techniques are used to advocate for smoke-free housing, smoke-free outdoor areas, and to reduce youth smoking by eliminating tobacco industry marketing.  www.tobaccofreenys.org/

TRUCE (Teachers Resisting Unhealthy Children’s Entertainment) produces and provides an annual guide for teachers and parents to help them in selecting toys that are educationally and developmentally appropriate for young children. www.truceteachers.org

 

 

 

     

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