Monday, May 11, 2009

Susan Linn in Falmouth May 12th!

The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood Reclaiming Childhood from Corporate Marketers

CCFC's Director, psychologist Susan Linn, will be giving a special lecture at the Friends School of Portland this Tuesday, May 12 at 7:00 PM.

Children's creative play is crucial to their growth and development. Play is the foundation of learning, and creativity and is essential to self-reflection and the capacity to make life meaningful. Play comes naturally to children, yet in the 21st century United States its very existence is threatened by an unprecedented convergence of sophisticated screen technology and rampant commercialism. Psychologist Susan Linn discusses the inseparable links between play, creativity and health, identifies the modern threats to make believe, and lays out strategies for nurturing play in a culture that dictates against it.

This event is open to the public.

When: Tuesday, May 12, 7:00PM

Where: Friends School of Portland, 1 Mackworth Island, Falmouth, ME

For more information please click here or contact

The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood
A Program of the Judge Baker Children's Center
53 Parker Hill Ave
Boston, MA 02120

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