This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration. Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Time Inc.'s
Real Simple have teamed up to launch a new online initiative,
Make One Simple Change (
www.1simplechange.com), in response to the
Newtown, CT school shootings, it was announced today. With a combined audience of more than 50 million, many of them moms, these leading brands are banding together, asking people to share their "one simple change" to keep America's children safe, whether they think the solution lies in our parenting, our media, our gun laws, or our healthcare system.
"It may be impossible to forget the ordinary Friday when our lives were changed by the news of the
Newtown shootings; however, it's not impossible to find a way to keep such a thing from ever happening again," says
Kristin van Ogtrop,
Real Simple Managing Editor. "We have partnered together to implore the collective consumers of
Real Simple to put us on the right path."
April 20, 2013, the "Make One Simple Change" online forum invites people from across the country to share their solutions for keeping America's children safe. The site also features expert voices from many walks of life and all sides of the debate, explaining what they think we need to do to keep tragedies like
Newtown from happening again.
Christy Turlington Burns,
Marian Wright Edelman, Travyon Martin's mother
Virginia Tech survivor
Colin Goddard, the UN Foundation's
BostonMayor Thomas Menino,
Amanda Peet and iVillage's
Kelly Wallace, among others, have all signed on to participate.
Consumers can "like" the simple change that resonates most with them. At the end of the forum, the editors of
Real Simple will choose six submissions they believe best represent the community. The six readers with the most inspiring ideas will be invited to a special event in
New York City where they will meet the editors along with experts from the forum.
www.1simplechange.com for more information.
About Time Inc.Time Inc., a division of Time Warner, is one of the largest branded media companies in the world. The company's magazines reach more than 110 million Americans each month, and its websites attract nearly 50 million unique visitors each month. With influential brands such as TIME, PEOPLE, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, INSTYLE, CNNMoney.com and REAL SIMPLE, Time Inc. is home to celebrated events and franchises including the FORTUNE 500, TIME 100, PEOPLE's Most Beautiful and SPORTS ILLUSTRATED'S Sportsman of the Year.
SOURCE Time Inc.