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Reclaiming Childhood from Corporate Marketers

CCFC educates the public about commercialism's impact on kids' wellbeing and advocates for the end of child-targeted marketing. Learn more...

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Why Kids Need Commercial-Free

Why is advertising harmful to children? How do marketers target kids? Why is screen-free time essential to healthy development? How can we de-commercialize holiday celebrations and school book fairs? Find resources...

Take a Stand for Children

Our voices make a difference. Visit our Action Center to learn about CCFC’s current campaigns to stop the corporate takeover of childhood and how you can get involved. Take action!

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Recent News

FTC Facebook Settlement Sells Out Kids

On July 24, the FTC announced its settlement with Facebook following a 16 month investigation into Facebook's deceptive practices. Below is CCFC Executive Director Josh Golin's statement on the...

Stop the Expansion of Online Pre-K

Waterford UPSTART, an online preschool program that CCFC and our allies have repeatedly spoken out against, is launching a major expansion thanks to wealthy private donors. As part of The Audacious...

The FTC must hold Google accountable for failing to protect kids

Last week, the New York Times, Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal reported the FTC is planning to take action against YouTube as a result of CCFC and Center for Digital Democracy's multiple...

Screen-Free Week

Screen-Free Week 2019 was the best one yet! Over 150,000 people unplugged from digital devices and rediscovered the joy of life away from screens.

Learn more about Screen-Free Week at screenfree.org.

Echo Dot Kids

A new CCFC investigation has revealed deeply troubling findings about Amazon’s Echo Dot Kids, including that Amazon keeps children’s data even after parents try to delete it. We’re calling on the FTC to investigate Amazon for this and other blatant violations of children’s privacy law – because parents, not Jeff Bezos, should be in charge of children’s data. Learn more about our findings, and Echo Dot’s privacy problems, here.