Take your own ACTION STEPS. Below are several organizations that provide information how you can get involved with your own children, as well as on local, regional, and national levels.

Children’s Defense Fund www.childrensdefense.org

Rethinking Schools www.rethinkingschools.org

MomsRising www.momsrising.com

Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood www.commercialfreechildhood.org

Commercial Alert www.commercialalert.org

TRUCE  www.truceteachers.org

GamePolitics www.gamepolitics.com/legislation.htm

Educators for Social Responsibility www.esr.org

Fair Trade Fundraiser Program www.equalexchange.com/fundraiser

TV Turn-off Network www.tvturnoff.org

Free Press www.freepress.net

Campaign for Commercial Free Childhood (CCFC): www.commercialexploitation.org

Teachers Resisting Unhealthy Children's Entertainment (TRUCE): www.truceteachers.org

Alliance for Childhood: www.allianceforchildhood.org

Concerned Educators Allied for a Safe Environment (CEASE): www.peaceeducators.org

Tell the MPAA: Stop the Marketing of Violent PG-13 Movies to Preschoolers

Burger King Iron Man toy giveaways for preschoolers. Indiana Jones Lunchables. Incredible Hulk toys for children as young as three. The Dark Knight Cheerios. This summer’s violent PG-13 blockbusters are being marketed to young children. The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) could stop this onslaught but they won’t. Visit http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/621/t/6725/campaign.jsp?campaign_KEY=24562 to the tell the MPAA to stop the marketing of violent PG-13 movies to young children.