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Oct 30, 2015, 20:47 ET

Children's Teeth Top Parents' Halloween Concerns

The largest candy-consumption night of the year is right around the corner. More than 80 percent of parents say their kids will participate in a...

Oct 30, 2015, 12:17 ET
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Children's Teeth Top Parents' Halloween Concerns

The largest candy-consumption night of the year is right around the corner. More than 80 percent of parents say their kids will participate in a...

Oct 22, 2015, 09:56 ET
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Ad Council, Leading Digital Media Companies, Corporate and Non-Profit Partners and Social Influencers Empower Teens with "I Am A Witness"

In a groundbreaking effort to empower teens to speak up when they see bullying, the Ad Council and an unprecedented coalition of media, corporate...

Oct 19, 2015, 12:02 ET
One-quarter of young drivers involved in fatal traffic crashes had alcohol in their systems according to data from NHTSA

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Ad Council Launch First-Ever Public Service Campaign Targeting Underage Drinking and Driving

As part of National Teen Driver Safety Week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Ad Council announced today their first...

Oct 15, 2015, 13:46 ET
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USDA and Ad Council Join 20th Century Fox to Help Families Protect Themselves from Food Poisoning

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/-- In an effort to inform children and their families about the importance of food safety, U.S....

Oct 09, 2015, 16:28 ET

YouTube Star Joey Graceffa Partners with the Ad Council to Launch Video in Support of Love Has No Labels Campaign

To coincide with National Coming Out Day on Sunday, October 11, YouTube Creator Joey Graceffa is releasing an exclusive video today to further the...

Oct 08, 2015, 12:56 ET
Overwhelmed with all of the college planning? GetSchooled.com is here to help fam!

Ad Council, Viacom and Get Schooled Partner to Motivate and Educate High School Students

Next spring, 3.3 million students will graduate from high schools in the United States. But according to new research data, many of these students...

Oct 08, 2015, 09:31 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...

Oct 01, 2015, 09:15 ET

Ad Council Announces David Sable, Global CEO of Y&R, as Board Vice Chair

 David Sable, the Global Chief Executive Officer of advertising agency Y&R, was named a Vice Chair of the Ad Council's Board of...

Sep 30, 2015, 14:42 ET
MTV2 is #Down2Adopt shelter pets in new PSA partnership for Adopt-a-Dog Month

MTV2 Gets '#Down2Adopt' Shelter And Rescue Pets During National Adopt-A-Dog Month

 On the eve of National Adopt-A-Dog Month, the network is getting into some heavy petting. That's when dogs and cats will invade the channel to...

Sep 24, 2015, 15:08 ET

Former Major Leaguers & MLB Network Analysts Eric Byrnes, Mark DeRosa and Al Leiter Showcase the Importance of Being a Dad in New National Public Service Campaign

MLB Network, Major League Baseball's 24/7 cable TV network, is joining the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for...

Sep 15, 2015, 17:53 ET

El Departamento de Transporte de EE.UU. y el Ad Council dan el banderazo a la Semana de Seguridad de los Niños Pasajeros con el lanzamiento de una nueva campaña de anuncios PSA

Los car seats, usados correctamente, pueden reducir drásticamente el riesgo de lesión o muerte en niños que van a bordo de autos que...

Sep 15, 2015, 10:00 ET
NHTSA & Ad Council Launch Campaign for Child Passenger Safety Week #therightseat

U.S. Department of Transportation and the Ad Council Kick Off Child Passenger Safety Week With Launch of New PSA Campaign

 Safety seats, if used correctly, can dramatically reduce the risk of fatality or injury to children involved in car crashes. Therefore, even...

Sep 03, 2015, 14:40 ET

El Mes Nacional de Preparación comienza el 1 de septiembre

Los desastres naturales como las inundaciones, los huracanes, los incendios forestales, los tornados y los terremotos son una dura y frecuente...

Sep 01, 2015, 14:37 ET
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National Preparedness Month Kicks Off on September 1

 Disasters like floods, hurricanes, wildfires, tornadoes, and earthquakes are a harsh and frequent reality for much of the country. According...

Jul 23, 2015, 09:30 ET

FEMA, Ad Council Launch New PSA Focused on People with Disabilities Preparing for Emergencies

Today, the Ad Council and the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced the launch of a new public...

Jul 21, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Keep America Beautiful & The Ad Council Showcase Winners Of "I Want To Be Recycled" Video Contest

What do a myth-busting 4-year old, a bathroom in which personal care products come to life, a talking pizza box and three teenagers with a Ouija...

Jul 14, 2015, 12:09 ET
Check out CoolNotCoolQuiz.org and draw your digital line!

Ad Council, Futures Without Violence and YouTube Star Meghan Rienks Partner to Prevent Teen Dating Violence

To help prevent teen dating abuse throughout the country, Futures Without Violence and the Ad Council today launched a new mobile-first campaign as...

Jul 02, 2015, 11:23 ET
Jul 02, 2015, 10:42 ET
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USDA and Ad Council Launch New Educational Videos to Help Families Protect Themselves from Food Poisoning this Summer

 Millions of Americans are expected to fire up the grills this summer—a time when incidents of foodborne illness, commonly known as food...