Friday, July 15, 2011

Healthy Media for Youth Act Hits the Media!

On Wednesday, Girl Scouts of the USA, Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC), Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin (D- WI), and Geena Davis, Academy Award winning actor and founder of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, campaigned in support of the Healthy Media for Youth Act. Joined by teen Girl Scouts, the group outlined the bill, introduced by Hagan and Baldwin, which would improve media literacy for youth and encourage the promotion of healthier media messages about girls and women. The story has been picked up by OMG! Yahoo, The Washington Examiner, Politico, Reuters, Media Bistro, The Daily Caller, The Hill and multiple others.

Stay tuned for further developments!