Youth Development

About-Face Media Literacy, Inc.

  • San Francisco, CA
  • www.about-face.org

Mission Statement

About-Face equips women and girls with the tools to understand and resist harmful media messages that affect their self-esteem and body image. We do this through our three programs: Education Into Action media-literacy workshops (http://www.about-face.org/r/presentations.shtml); Take Action, which enables girls and women to develop and execute their own actions; and (http://www.about-face.org/mc/actions/) About-Face.org (http://www.about-face.org), our web site.

Main Programs

  1. Education Into Action
  2. About-Face.org

Sign in or create an account to view revenue data

service areas

National

Self-reported by organization

ruling year

2009

chief executive

Jennifer Berger

Self-reported by organization

Keywords

San Francisco Bay Area

Self-reported by organization

Sign in or create an account to view Form(s) 990 for 2014, 2013 and 2012.
Register now

EIN

26-2768240

Physical Address

39 Drumm St.

San Francisco, CA 94111

Also Known As

About-Face

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

(O)

(R)

(A)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Impact statement

In the 2009-10 school year, we worked with 1,200 young people ages 13-22 in the San Francisco bay area through our media literacy workshops. We worked with 10 young women in our Take Action group, and our web site had about 600,000 visitors.

Programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Self-reported by organization

Program 1

Education Into Action

Media-literacy workshops throughout the San Francisco Bay Area

Category

Budget

Population Served

Program 2

About-Face.org

Web site reaching throughout San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.

Category

Budget

Population Served

service areas

National

Self-reported by organization

Blog

The organization's Blog

Social Media

@aboutfacesf

@aboutfacesf

@u/0/105074384183668399287/posts

@aboutfacesf

@aboutfacesf

@aboutfacesf

photos




External Reviews

The review section is powered by Great Nonprofits
Source: greatnonprofits.org

Financials

Financial information is an important part of gauging the short- and long-term health of the organization.

Sign in or create an account to view assets data

Sign in or create an account to view this information

NEED MORE INFO ON THIS NONPROFIT?

Free: Gain immediate access to the following:
  • Address, phone, website and contact information
  • Forms 990 for 2014, 2013 and 2012
  • Board Chair and Board Members
  • Access to the GuideStar Knowledge Base Search
Get all this now for free
Need the ability to download nonprofit data and more advanced search options? Consider a Premium or Pro Search subscription.

Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

About-Face Media Literacy, Inc.

Leadership

NEED MORE INFO ON THIS NONPROFIT?

Free: Gain immediate access to the following:
  • Address, phone, website and contact information
  • Forms 990 for 2014, 2013 and 2012
  • Board Chair and Board Members
  • Access to the GuideStar Knowledge Base Search
Need the ability to download nonprofit data and more advanced search options? Consider a Premium or Pro Search subscription.

CHIEF EXECUTIVE FOR FISCAL YEAR

Jennifer Berger

STATEMENT FROM THE CEO

"About-Face's work of educating women and girls about media's impact on their self-esteem has been my passion since 1997. I am so fortunate to have made leading About-Face my job."

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Shailushi B Ritchie

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

GuideStar worked with BoardSource, the national leader in nonprofit board leadership and governance, to create this section, which enables organizations and donors to transparently share information about essential board leadership practices. Self-reported by organization


RESPONSE NOT PROVIDED

BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?


RESPONSE NOT PROVIDED

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?


RESPONSE NOT PROVIDED

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?


RESPONSE NOT PROVIDED

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?


RESPONSE NOT PROVIDED

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?