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I'M A PARENT

We at The Representation Project want all of you concerned parents and caregivers to know that despite the pervasiveness of media, you still hold the number one spot in influencing your children.

To support you as you raise healthy and whole children, we’ve collected some great resources and opportunities for you. Check them out below and make sure to stay in touch!

BE A SPONSOR

BRING OUR FILMS INTO YOUR COMMUNITY

Bring Miss Representation and The Mask You Live In to your community by hosting a screening at your home, workplace, community, or school. Interested in bringing the films to your children and their friends? Sponsor The Mask You Live In and Miss Representation curricula for your child’s school or a campus in need. It’s as easy as purchasing the package you want and we’ll send it to the school! Learn more below.

DONATE

Support gender equality by donating to The Representation Project.

JOIN THE CONVERSATION

TAKE THE PLEDGE

Pledge to use your voice to overcome limiting stereotypes. You’ll get weekly emails with short, simple ways to help move the needle.

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL

Join the movement by following us  on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter! Follow Miss Representation for more on women and girls’ issues, The Mask You Live In to explore American masculinity, and The Representation Project to learn more about challenging and overcoming stereotypes.

SHARE OUR RESOURCES

Use our resources (like our videos, toolkits, and conversation starters) to raise awareness about gender, media, culture, and inequality. Share them on your social media channels, give them to your kids, and use them as backup when talking or writing about gender inequality.

TOOLS TO GET YOU STARTED

TOOLKITS

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#BuildConfidence for Dads & Caregivers

Our #BuildConfidence campaign celebrates, informs, and empowers parents, caregivers, and mentors to model positive self-esteem and body image. Download our toolkit for dads and caregivers.

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#BuildConfidence for Moms & Caregivers

We want every mom and caregiver to have the information and resources they need to model healthy self-esteem and body image for their children. Download our toolkit for moms and caregivers.

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Miss Representation House Party Toolkit

Everything you need to plan a home screening of Miss Representation, including a script to introduce the film to your friends and families, discussion questions, an infographic, key takeaways, and steps to get involved with The Representation Project.

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The Mask You Live In Home Screening Discussion Toolkit

Show The Mask You Live In to your friends and family. We have all the tips, discussion questions, and talking points you need to get started.

Conversation Starters

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Miss Representation Conversation Starters for Families

Start a conversation with your family about the media you watch and what it's teaching you. The Mask You Live In resources coming soon.

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Miss Representation Conversation Starters for Parents / Caregivers

Lead activities with your kids. Together, you'll consider the ways mainstream media shapes beliefs and practices when it comes to women and girls. The Mask You Live In resources coming soon.

Additional Resources

Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media (CSM) is dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology.

Dove Self Esteem Project

The Dove Self Esteem Project has created a series of informative articles and engaging activities to arm parents with the right tools to help their girls overcome beauty-related anxieties.

Girl Scouts of America

Girl Scouts builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

Girls Leadership

Girls Leadership teaches girls to know who they are, what they believe, and how to express it, empowering them to create change in the world.