Common Sense Media

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About us

Common Sense ( is the nation's leading independent nonprofit organization devoted to helping kids and families thrive in a world of media and technology.

Every day, millions of families turn to Common Sense for trusted advice and unbiased ratings. We offer the largest library of independent age-based and educational ratings and reviews for everything your kids want to watch, play, read, and learn. Our movie and TV ratings are available on Netflix, Comcast, DirecTV, and many other partner networks, helping families and kids make smart media choices. Through our education program, we provide schools with resources and tools to help students harness the power of technology for learning and life. More than 80,000 member schools across the country use our ratings, free curriculum, and other resources. We also work with policymakers, industry leaders, legislators, and a grassroots community of concerned parents and teachers to improve the media and education landscape for kids, families, and schools.


Contact information

Government ID number: 41-2024986

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Phone: 415.863.0600

Fax: 415.863.0601

650 Townsend Street Suite 435, San Francisco, CA, 94103, US

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