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Campaign For A Commercial-Free Childhood

Campaign For A Commercial-Free Childhood (formerly Stop Commercial Exploitation of Children) is a national coalition of health care professionals, educators, advocacy groups and concerned parents who counter the harmful effects of marketing to children through action, advocacy, education, research, and collaboration among organizations and individuals who care about children.  We support the rights of children to grow up – and the rights of parents to raise them – without being undermined by rampant consumerism.

Be Informed


Register Now!  CCFC's 4th Annual Summit

Consuming Kids: How Marketing Undermines Children’s Health, Values & Behavior

March 11-13, 2005 - Howard University, Washington, DC


Senator Harkin to Receive Fred Rogers Integrity Award from Children’s Coalition

CCFC Honors Iowa Senator for HeLP America Act

Institute of Medicine Panel Lacks Objectivity

Food marketers predominate at prestigious medical organization obesity workshop


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(Photo by Gabe Kirchheimer 2/15/04)

CCFC members protest the "commercial exploitation of play" at the 2004 International Toy Fair.

In the News

McDonald's Ads Target Children as Young as 4

Ronald McDonald to Visit Elementary Schools as "Health Ambassador"

Do Ads Make Kids Fat?

Companies Fight for Right to Plug Kids' Food

Disney plans to mix ads, video games to target kids, teens

Selling candy to a baby?

Kraft to Curb Snack-Food Advertising

Children's mobiles withdrawn over health fears

Companies putting healthy spin on processed foods for children

Buying into Sexy: The sexing up of tweens

ACME launches Phase 2 of "Smoking Out Big Tobacco"

Center for Science in the Public Interest  proposes guidelines for food marketing

Specialists weigh in on where we're headed

 More News . . .

New book by CCFC's Susan Linn Now Available!

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