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Reclaiming Childhood from Corporate Marketers

CCFC works for the rights of children to grow up—and the freedom for parents to raise them—without being undermined by commercial interests. We advocate for policies to protect children from harmful marketing and promote commercial-free time and space for kids. 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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Support CCFC

Help us stand up to the world’s most powerful companies with your tax-deductible contribution. We rely on people like you because we will not compromise our commitment to children by accepting corporate funding. Make a gift.

Recent News

Food marketing is designed to bypass parents

Canada’s Parliament is considering a law that would ban junk food marketing to children under age 17. Food and nutrition researcher Monique Potvin Kent has conducted studies which point to an urgent...

A radical idea for the coming total eclipse

What if: Instead of taking, posting, and tagging pictures, we simply observe and be? Instead of broadcasting the eclipse for virtual audiences, we decide sharing with those we’ve chosen to watch with...

A month-by-month guide to protecting your child's privacy at school

With back-to-school approaching, it's the perfect time to download the Parent Toolkit for Student Privacy, a free resource from CCFC and the Parent Coalition for Student Privacy! Schools maintain...

Upcoming Events

Join us and special guest Matt Damon on September 13, 2017, for the Boston premiere of acclaimed documentary Backpack Full of Cash!  

The premiere and post-film discussion, featuring Matt Damon and local advocates, are free and open to the public! Learn more here

Parent Resources

Hot off the presses: The Parent Toolkit for Student Privacy. This free resource will walk you through the process of protecting your child's sensitive school data from snoops, hackers, and marketers! 

Back by popular demand: Our Healthy Kids in a Digital Word brochure is packed with tips, facts, and screen-free activities. Click here to download your own copy, or order in bulk to use as a handout in libraries, preschools, and doctors’ offices. Available in English and Spanish! 

Plus, check out 7 Parent-Tested Tips to Unplug and Play, a real-world guide for reducing screen time and increasing play time!