Raising Healthy Children in a Commercialized World


Josh Golin   Raising Healthy Children in a Commercialized World Thursday, September 27, 2018 6:30 to 8:30 PM Oak Meadow School 2 Old Pickard Lane Littleton, MA   Light refreshments will be available at no charge. Professional Development Certificates for Continuing Education Hours available for $18 per individual.          This event is free of charge, but pre-registration is required.       Commercialism has been linked to many of the problems facing children today, including  obesity, eating disorders, increased materialism, excessive media use, and the erosion of creative play.  Marketing is so ubiquitous that protecting children from its effects can seem overwhelming or even impossible. Josh Golin will describe what we can do - as parents and communities - to give children the commercial-free time and space they need in order to thrive.    Josh Golin is Executive Director of the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, which educates the public about commercialism's impact on kids' wellbeing and advocates for the end of child-targeted marketing.  CCFC organizes campaigns against corporations that target children with harmful marketing, helps parents and professionals reduce the amount of time kids spend with ad-supported screens, and advocates for policies that limit marketers' access to children.       Our Speaker Series is free and open to the public, but would not be possible without the generosity of our sponsors and individual donors. Suggested donation at the event, $5.     Discovery Museum Speaker Series is offered in collaboration with the MIT Club of Boston.    For more information, please visit our website, www.discoveryacton.org. Questions? Please contact Karen Kerns    (978) 264-4200 x 113

Thu September 27, 2018 06:30 pm To Thu - September 27, 2018
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