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Girl Scouts Selected for National Youth Advisory Council
Will promote positive images of women and girls in media
Girl Scouts Chosen for Commission for Positive Images of Women and Girls
Recognizing the need for gender balance and positive portrayals of women and girls in the media, in 2010 the Girl Scouts of the USA along with the National Association of Broadcasters, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association, and The Creative Coalition hosted the Healthy Media for Youth Summit featuring Geena Davis, Founder, the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media. The summit recommended the formation of a Commission to spearhead an industry-wide commitment to promote positive images of girls and women in the media. Click here to view GSUSA's page with more information.
Healthy MEdia: will bring together media leaders and subject related experts to create a blueprint of recommendations for promoting positive media images. The Commission brings together media leaders and subject related experts to create a blueprint of recommendations for promoting positive media images. Healthy MEdia is co-chaired by Geena Davis, Academy Award-winning Actor and Founder of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, and Deborah Taylor Tate, former FCC Commissioner.
Kids' Media Landscape:
Call to Action: To meet these challenges, Healthy MEdia aims to:
Commission Member Requirements: To achieve these goals, Healthy MEdia Commission Member will:
For more information, contact: GSUSA Public Policy and Advocacy Office at (202) 659-3780 or email@example.com
Posted: Jun 21, 2011