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Networking Associations

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American Mothers
Contact: 15 Dupont Circle, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: 877-242-4264, Fax: 202-234-7375, Email: Free "Be Strong" booklets for Junior High girls. Call 308-583-2661 to order.


Body Recall Inc. 

Body Recall Inc. is a national nonprofit organization headquartered in Berea, KY that has been a pioneer in promoting health, wellness, and lifetime fitness for more than 30 years. With programs designed for older populations, special needs, and youth, their mission remains one of “offering all people a better quality of life through responsible movement that is pain-free and possible:  to assist, inform, teach and train people in the practice of lifetime fitness.”
Over the years, Body Recall has been applied to individuals facing a number of issues and illnesses.  There are over 300 certified Body Recall teachers in 31 states.  Contact: Body Recall Inc., Jeff Rubin, Executive Director, 590 Mt Vernon Rd, PO Box 412, Berea, KY 40403. Phone: 859-986-2181

Coalition for Quality Children's Media - KIDS FIRST!
The Coalition for Quality Children's Media/KIDS FIRST! is a national organization whose mission is to teach children critical viewing skills and to increase the visibility and availability of quality children's programs. Two primary programs are: Junior File Critics Club that teaches media literacy to children, ages 8-13; & KIDS FIRST! Film and Video Festival that is a traveling festival hosted by family service organizations. They offer on-line media literacy training for parents who are concerned about what their children watch and guidance on how to make their children become more critical viewers.
Contact: Ranny Levy, 112 W. San Francisco Street, Suite 305A, Santa Fe, NM 87501, Phone: 505-989-8076, Fax: 505-986-8477.
Website: for more information.


Entertainment Software Rating Board
A non-profit, self-regulatory body that applies ratings, enforces advertising guidelines and helps ensure responsible online privacy practices for the interactive entertainment software industry.
Contact: Christine Seddon, ESRB-Marketing, 317 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10017. Phone: 212-759-0700 Ext 236, Fax: 212-759-2223


Excellence in Media / Angel Awards
Organization which promotes excellence in media, videos, movies, books, music, etc. through the annual nomination and presentation of Gold Angel Awards.
Contact: Ken Dorr, President, 1775 E Palm Canyon Dr. H PMP 214, Palm Springs, CA 92264

Josephson Institute of Ethics and CHARACTER COUNTS! Coalition

CHARACTER COUNTS! is a nationwide initiative to provide a framework to teach values and evaluate good character.
Contact: Julie Dwyer, 9841 Airport Blvd., Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90045
Phone: 310-846-4800 or 800-711-2670, Fax: 310-846-4858, Email:,


Music Talking provides smart, high-quality entertainment products that will promote family dialogue and positive character development in children.
Contact: Clyde Otis III, 605 North Union Ave, Hillside, New Jersey, 07205
Phone: 908-964-4600, Fax 908-964-4660


National Council on Aging (NCoA)
NCoA provides information on aging and intergenerational issues. Contact: National Council on Aging
Phone: 1-800-424-9046


National 4-H Center
The National 4-H Center provides accommodations for family members of Extension partners.
Contact: The National 4-H Center, 7100 Connecticut Ave., Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Phone: 1-800-368-7432


National Issues Forums (NIF)
NIF sponsors public policy institutes and has booklets available on current issues.
Contact: NIF, 100 Common Rd., Dayton, OH 45459-2777
Phone: 1-800-433-7834


W.K. Kellogg Foundation
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation's commitment to helping people help themselves led to their funding of the Family Community Leadership Program.
Contact: W.K. Kellogg Foundation, 1 Michigan Ave., Battle Creek, MI 49017-4012

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