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12 Sep, 2016, 14:35 ET Love Has No Labels Wins Emmy Award for Outstanding Commercial in 2016

 Love Has No Labels, the diversity and inclusion PSA campaign created by the Ad Council, R/GA, and Mindride, won the 2016 Emmy Award for...


30 Aug, 2016, 09:00 ET Ad Council Announces Game for Good, A Collaboration with Leading Gaming Entertainment Companies to Benefit Social Causes

The Ad Council, the national non-profit organization behind public service communications programs including Smokey Bear, "Friends Don't Let...


25 Aug, 2016, 12:00 ET Ad Council Launches PSA in Response to Flooding in Southern Louisiana

 In response to the devastation wrought by the flooding in Louisiana last week, the Ad Council, with creative expertise and support from...


23 Aug, 2016, 06:00 ET New Research Shows Nearly Half of American Parents Underestimate the Harm of School Absences

 A student who misses just two days of school each month — 18 days total in the year — is considered to be chronically absent....


23 Aug, 2016, 06:00 ET Nueva encuesta muestra que casi la mitad de los padres estadounidenses subestiman el daño de las ausencias escolares

NUEVA YORK, 23 de agosto de 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Un estudiante que falta a la escuela solamente dos días cada mes...


03 Aug, 2016, 09:22 ET SheKnows Media and the Ad Council Launch #SheDoesGood at #BlogHer16: Experts Among Us to Engage Top Bloggers and Influencers in Social Good Campaigns

 SheKnows Media, a leading women's media company with 79 million unique visitors per month* and a total  reach of nearly 292 million...


26 Jul, 2016, 09:00 ET James Corden, Host of The Late Late Show, to Host The Advertising Council's 63rd Annual Public Service Award Dinner

The Ad Council, the largest producer of public service advertisements (PSAs) in the U.S., announced today that James Corden will host its 63rd...


06 Jul, 2016, 12:00 ET Best Buy Joins Nation's Leading Public Service Campaign to Improve Package Recycling with Holiday Initiative

The 'I Want To Be Recycled' campaign, a national initiative of longtime nonprofit partners Keep America Beautiful and the Ad Council, today...


06 Jul, 2016, 10:22 ET Google's Margo Georgiadis Named Chair of the Ad Council's Board of Directors

 The Ad Council announced today that Margo Georgiadis, President of Americas at Google, has been named Chair of its Board of Directors. She...


29 Jun, 2016, 09:00 ET Shantanu Narayen, CEO, Adobe Systems, to be Honored with The Advertising Council's 63rd Annual Public Service Award

 The Ad Council, the largest producer of public service advertisements (PSAs) in the U.S., announced today that its 63rd Annual Pubic Service...


24 Jun, 2016, 13:12 ET Four Ad Council Campaigns Tackling Bullying Prevention, Autism Awareness, Diabetes Prevention and Shelter Pet Adoption Honored at the 2016 Cannes Lions Festival

Seven Cannes Lions were awarded to Ad Council social good campaigns at this year's Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The...


23 Jun, 2016, 09:00 ET U.S. Forest Service and the Ad Council Partner with Animation Studio LAIKA's Kubo and the Two Strings to Encourage Families to Reconnect with Nature

 To continue the ongoing mission of fostering a connection with urban and national forests among families, the U.S. Forest Service and the Ad...


15 Jun, 2016, 12:13 ET Las expectativas respecto de la función del hombre como padre trascienden el énfasis en el papel de proveedor para subrayar la importancia de ser compañeros nutricios en equidad

 Este domingo 19 de junio celebramos a los padres de todo el país y nuevas investigaciones señalan que las normas actuales de la...


15 Jun, 2016, 11:30 ET Expectations of Fathers' Roles Expands from Emphasis on Provider to Equal Partners, Nurturers

 This Sunday, June 19th, as we celebrate fathers across the nation, new research finds that contemporary norms of fatherhood emphasize men's...


10 Jun, 2016, 09:00 ET Discover the Forest Encourages Families to Spend More Time in Nature by Inviting Audiences to Take Social Action

Parents, tweens and outdoors enthusiasts are helping to inspire more Americans to spend time outside and reconnect with nature this summer thanks...


01 Jun, 2016, 14:21 ET Love Has No Labels continues to extend the message of diversity through brand partners

 Love Has No Labels, the Ad Council's iconic campaign promoting diversity and inclusion, is extending its message through new brand partners...


20 Apr, 2016, 14:00 ET Lamar Advertising Company Honored with the Ad Council's Crystal Bell Award

 Lamar Advertising Company was recognized with the Ad Council's Crystal Bell award at today's TAB/OAAA Out of Home Media Conference & Expo...


19 Apr, 2016, 10:30 ET Ad Council President & CEO Lisa Sherman Honored at Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC's Annual Sidewalks of New York Dinner

The Ad Council, a non-profit organization and the largest U.S. producer of national public service campaigns, announced that President and CEO Lisa...


10 Mar, 2016, 10:00 ET Barbershop: The Next Cut Cast Star in New PSAs to Promote Blood Pressure Awareness

 In an effort to raise awareness and to motivate those with uncontrolled high blood pressure to take healthy steps, the American Heart...


10 Feb, 2016, 11:00 ET Dancing Skeletons PSA from Love Has No Labels Celebrates One-Year Anniversary on Valentine's Day

The Ad Council is celebrating Valentine's Day and the one-year anniversary of Love Has No Labels with the release of a new video voiced by...