Organizations concerned about TV Violence

Advocates for Children and Youth*

300 Cathedral Street, Suite 500
Baltimore, MD 21201

Alliance Against Violence in Entertainment for Children*

17 Greeenwood St.
Marlboro, MA 01752
Phone 508-481-6926
Fax 508-481-4215

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry*

3615 Wisconsin Avenue
Washington, DC 20016-3007

American Academy of Pediatrics*

141 Northwest Point Blvd.
PO Box 927
Elk Grove Village, IL 60009
Publishes position statements and informational booklets

American Medical Association*

1101 Vermont Ave., NW
Washington DC, 20005

American Medical Association Alliance*

515 North State Street
Chicago IL 60610

American Nurses Association/American Academy of Nurses*

600 Maryland Ave. SW, Suite 100
Washington DC 20024

American Psychiatric Association*

1400 K St. NW
Washington, DC 20005

American Psychological Association*

750 First St.
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 336-6046
Materials summarizing research findings on media violence.

Americans for Responsible Television*

PO Box 627
Bloomfield Hills, MO 48303
(313) 963-8000

Better Business Bureau, Children’s Advertising Review Unit

845 3rd Ave.
New York, NY 10022
(212) 705-0123
Industry regulatory group that investigates complaints about TV ads

Beyond TV

11160 Veirs Mill Rd., #L15. Suite. 277
Wheaton, MD 20902
(301) 588-4001
Parents working for appropriate TV

Center for Children’s Media

4800 Morgan Drive
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
A clearing house of appropriate children’s movies, videos and other media resources.

Center for Media Education*

1511 K St. N.W., Suite 518
Washington, D.C. 20005
(202) 628-2620
email: [email protected]
http://www.cme.org/cme
Promotes public policies to improve children’s TV

Center for Media Literacy

4727 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 403
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(213) 913-4177
Media literacy materials including the highly acclaimed media literacy curriculum, Beyond Blame

Coalition for Quality Children’s Video*

535 Cordova Rd., Suite 456
Santa Fe, NM 87501
(505) 989-8076
“Kids First” newsletter rates children’s videos

Concerned Educators Allied for a Safe Environment (CEASE)

17 Gerry Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Dove Foundation (The)

535 E. Fulton, Suite 1A
Grand Rapids MI 49503
Phone: (616) 454-5021
Fax: (616) 454-5036
email: [email protected]

Future Wave*

105 Camino Teresa
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Phone: (505) 982-8882
Fax: (505) 982-6460
email: [email protected]

Lion and Lamb Project

4300 Montgomery Ave., Suite 104
Bethesda MD 20814
(301) 718- 8192
Parent organization supporting positive community efforts to promote healthy play and non-violent toys.

New Media Associates

11 Dewey St.
N. Andover MA 01845
Leads media literacy education for teachers and children

Media Education Foundation

26 Center Street
Northampton, MA 01060
(800) 659-6882
Media literacy resources

Media Scope

12711 Ventura Blvd.
Studio City, CA 01694
(818) 508-2080
Promotes positive social issues in media; clearinghouse for media violence materials.

Mothers Against Violence in America (M.A.V.I.A.)

901 Fairview Ave. North, Ste. 1-140
Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 343-0676
Publishes Speak up: A how-to guide for making a positive change in the media

Mothers Offended by the Media (M.O.M.)

PO Box 382
Southampton, MA 01073
(413) 536-9282
Wants a preschool movie rating

National Alliance for Nonviolent Programming*

1846 Banking Street
Greensboro, NC 27408
(910) 370-0407

National Association for the Education of Young Children*

1509 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
(800) 424-2460
Position statement pamphlet on media violence and young children

National Association for Family & Community Education*

PO Box 6, 127 North Pepperell Road
Hollis, NH 03049-0006
(301)881-4348

National Association of Elementary School Principals*

1615 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

National Association of Secondary School Principals*

1904 Association Drive
Reston, VA 22091

National Association of Social Workers*

750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002

National Chld Care Association*

555 13th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20004

National Coalition on TV Violence*

5132 Newport Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20816
(301) 986-0362

National Council for Children’s TV and Media*

32900 Heatherbrook
Farmington Hills, MI 48331-2908
(810) 489-3177

National Council of Churches*

475 Riverside Drive, Suite 852
New York, NY 10015

National Education Association (NEA)*

1201 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036

National Foundation to Improve TV*

60 State Street, Suite 3400
Boston, MA 02109

National Parent-Teachers’ Association*

2000 L Street, NW, Suite 600
Washington DC, 20036

700 North Rush St.
Chicago, IL 60611
(302) 670-6783
Packets and workshops on appropriate media use with children

National Schoools Boards Association*

1680 Duke Street,
lexandria, VA 22314

Orthodox Union*

333 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10001

Teachers for Resisting Unhealthy Children’s Entertainment (T.R.U.C.E.)

PO Box 441261
West Somerville, MA 02144
Materials for teachers and parents to help children resist violent toys and media

TV-Free America

1322 18th St., NW, Ste. 300
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 887-0436
Organizes annual TV Turn-off week

United Church of Christ*

2000 M Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036

*Denotes Members of the Citizens Task Force on TV Violence