Tell the Girl Scouts: Don't Partner with Barbie

"Girl Scouts should be a safe place for girls to be who they are and not be fed images of corporate falsehoods on who they should be."  -- Christie Parker, Troop Leader

The Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA), the world’s largest girls’ leadership development organization, received $2 million from Mattel to promote Barbie to young girls. The partnership includes a Barbie-branded website and the first ever commercialized participation patch for Girl Scout Daisies and Brownies.

Holding Barbie up as a role model for young girls is harmful and undermines the GSUSA’s vital mission “build girls of courage, confidence, and character.” Please join CCFC & Center for a New American Dream in urging GSUSA’s CEO Anna Marie Chavez to end this partnership and focus on providing enriching experiences for girls that foster healthy development.*

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This petition has a goal of 5000 signatures
1-25 of 5036 signatures
Number Date Name Location
5036 1 hour ago Dana Jones Myself and my three daughters will no longer be Girl Scouts and we won't buy your cookies. Wrong direction for women and girls when more than ever girls need powerful role models.
5035 7 hours ago Anonymous Goleta, CA If you cared a fig about our girls, you wouldn't dare partner with Mattel to promote Barbie.
5034 8 hours ago Ann Kaplan
5033 11 hours ago Anonymous I am dumbfounded.... finding myself wrestling with the decision about whether to keep my daughter in Girl Scouts.
5032 21 hours ago Mandy Manley Saint Louis, MO
5031 1 day ago Catherine Kosora Kurtistown, HI
5030 1 day ago Ann Oshiro-Kauwe Volcano, HI
5029 1 day ago Anonymous
5028 2 days ago Anonymous Odessa, TX What next ...why not make a Playboy Bunny Barbie
5027 1 week ago Anonymous Mesa, AZ
5026 2 weeks ago Anonymous Ft Meade, MD
5025 3 weeks ago greg rhodes Auburn, AL
5024 4 weeks ago Howard Cohen Palo Alto, CA
5023 4 weeks ago Anonymous
5022 1 month ago Tara King Tacoma, WA
5021 1 month ago Anonymous MISTAKE!!!! Barbie has no place in Girl Scouts. She is inappropriate for many reasons, but GSUSA should exclude any other commercial brand.
5020 1 month ago Cathy Sahu Alhambra, CA Please keep Girl Scouts commercial-free.
5019 1 month ago Sharon Macaulay Kyneton Australia, I do not agree with the above letter. Barbie is an excellent role model and is not sexualised. Have any of you watched her movies. She is awesome. She always looks healthy and happy on film an...
5018 1 month ago Dawn Prancuk Derby, CT
5017 1 month ago Anonymous Worcester, MA
5016 1 month ago Sarah Clark UK, ot
5015 1 month ago Sharon Webster UK, ot
5014 1 month ago K McGarva Uk, ot
5013 1 month ago Michelle Klimesh Spillville, CA
5012 1 month ago susan schwarzwald Jersey City, NJ Come on GSUSA…model some REAL leadership: admit the mistake and drop Barbie!
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