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Apr 19, 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...


Apr 13, 2016, 10:00 ET Ad Council Announces New Members of Board of Directors

 The Ad Council, a non-profit organization and the largest U.S. producer of national public service campaigns, announced today new members that...


Mar 10, 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...


Mar 07, 2016, 14:47 ET Open Season: Scared Silly Characters Join Smokey Bear and Boys & Girls Clubs of America to Promote Campfire Safety

 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE) and Sony Pictures Animation have joined forces with the Ad Council, the U.S. Forest Service,...


Feb 11, 2016, 09:24 ET Tyler Perry Speaks Out against Childhood Hunger

Today, Feeding America and Ad Council launched new public service announcements (PSAs) featuring actor and filmmaker Tyler Perry to help spread the...


Feb 10, 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...


Feb 10, 2016, 09:00 ET Margo Georgiadis, President, Google, Inc. Named Ad Council Board of Directors Vice Chair

The Ad Council Board Chair, David Christopher, announced today that Margo Georgiadis, President of Google Inc., Americas, has been named a Vice...


Jan 29, 2016, 08:06 ET Social Media Superstars Lend Star Power to Homeless Cats and Dogs

Three of the Internet's most beloved pets are teaming up to help the millions of cats and dogs in shelters and rescue groups across the country...


Dec 16, 2015, 09:45 ET Facebook Joins TEACH and Ad Council to Launch On and Offline Campaign Recruiting the Nation's Top Talent to Become Teachers

Half of our nation's teachers will be eligible to retire over the next decade, yet less than 10 percent of students in the top-third of their class...


Dec 16, 2015, 09:45 ET Facebook Joins TEACH and Ad Council to Launch On and Offline Campaign Recruiting the Nation's Top Talent to Become Teachers

Half of our nation's teachers will be eligible to retire over the next decade, yet less than 10 percent of students in the top-third of their class...


Dec 08, 2015, 14:36 ET Ad Council Debuts Twitter Custom Emoji for "I Am A Witness" Bullying Prevention Campaign

In an effort to continue the I Am A Witness campaign, a groundbreaking effort launched in October to empower teens to speak up when they see...


Dec 08, 2015, 14:36 ET Ad Council Debuts Twitter Custom Emoji for "I Am A Witness" Bullying Prevention Campaign

In an effort to continue the I Am A Witness campaign, a groundbreaking effort launched in October to empower teens to speak up when they see...


Nov 18, 2015, 15:50 ET Ad Council, el Departamento de Transporte de los EE.UU. y Project Yellow Light suman esfuerzos con la estrella de YouTube Meg DeAngelis para prevenir el texteo al manejar

Como parte de su actual campaña para evitar el texteo al manejar titulada Stop the Texts. Stop the Wrecks (Evita textear. Evita las...


Nov 13, 2015, 11:26 ET Ad Council, U.S. Department of Transportation and Project Yellow Light Join Forces with YouTube Star Meg DeAngelis to Prevent Texting and Driving

 As part of their ongoing Stop the Texts. Stop the Wrecks. Texting and Driving Prevention campaign, the Ad Council and the U.S. Department of...


Nov 12, 2015, 11:10 ET Joel McHale Hosts the Ad Council's 62nd Annual Public Service Award Dinner in Honor of Campbell Soup Company's CEO Denise Morrison

 The Ad Council presented its 62nd Annual Public Service Award to Denise Morrison, President and CEO of Campbell Soup Company, at the...


Nov 05, 2015, 09:00 ET Autism Speaks And Ad Council Launch New PSAs With 3D And Stop-Motion Animation Inspired By The Story Of A Child With Autism

Autism Speaks – the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization – today joined the Ad Council and BBDO New York, the...


Nov 05, 2015, 09:00 ET Autism Speaks y el Ad Council lanzan nuevos anuncios de servicio público con animación en 3D y cuadro por cuadro inspirado en la historia de un niño con autismo

Autism Speaks, la principal organización a nivel mundial, dedicada al estudio científico del autismo y su defensa, se unió hoy al Ad...


Nov 05, 2015, 09:00 ET Autism Speaks And Ad Council Launch New PSAs With 3D And Stop-Motion Animation Inspired By The Story Of A Child With Autism

Autism Speaks – the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization – today joined the Ad Council and BBDO New York, the...


Nov 03, 2015, 06:00 ET National Adoption Campaign Launches PSAs to Raise Awareness of the 108,000 Children Awaiting Adoption and the Need to Adopt Older Youth from Foster Care

 Today, the award-winning Adoption from Foster Care campaign from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, AdoptUSKids and the Ad...