Current Activity in Massachusetts
Rep. Dave Rogers has introduced the new model bill, “An Act relating to Digital Citizenship and Media Literacy in public schools.” (H3556) See below for call to action.
There are currently 9 bills (!) in front of the Massachusetts legislature that are media literacy related. Please contact your reps and senators to ask for their support on these bills.
Updated July 17, 2017
Tamara Sobel, J.D, C.S.E., is the Founder and National Coordinator of the Girls, Women + Media Project, a website and activism network that was one of the first to focus on media education and activism around the representation of girls and women in popular media. She is a Certified Sexuality Educator with a special interest in how media affects body image, sexual development and decisionmaking, and gender equality. Prior to her work with media literacy, Tamara was a public interest attorney who specialized in public health and consumer protection, and she remains interested in advocacy in education and public health policy/legislation.