Saturday, September 09, 2006

Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood

The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood is holding its fifth annual summit in Boston, October 26-28.

Presenters will include: Alvin F. Poussaint,MD, Harvard Medical School and Judge Baker's Children's Center; Enola Aird, The Motherhood Project; Robin Blair, Children's Center for the Common Good; Michael Brody, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Brita Butler-Wall, Seattle School Board and Citizen's Campaign for Commercial-Free Schools; Nancy Carlsson-Paige, Lesley University; Richard Daynard, Public Health Advocacy Institute; Walter Eddie, Boys Club of New York; David Elkind, Tufts University and author of The Hurried Child; Lisa Fager, Industry Ears; Julie Frechette, Worcester State College; Roberta Friedman, Massachusetts Public Health Association; Jon Hanson, Harvard Law School; Allen Kanner, The Wright Institute; Joe Kelly, Dads and Daughters; Jean Kilbourne, author of Can't Buy My Love; Velma LaPoint, Howard University; Diane Levin, Wheelock University and author of Remote Control Childhood; Susan Linn, Judge Baker Children's Center and author of Consuming Kids; Alex Molnar, Commercialism in Education Research Unit; Sharna Olfman, Point Park University; Julie Taylor, United Methodist Church, Women's Division; Michele Simon, Center for Informed Food Choices; and Rob Williams, Action Coalition for Media Education.