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Sep 10, 2013, 08:00 ET

Más de 11.3 millones de personas en los Estados Unidos están desempleadas

Más de 11.3 millones de americanos están actualmente desempleados, según el Departamento del Trabajo de los Estados Unidos. En...

Sep 10, 2013, 08:00 ET
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More Than 11.3 Million Americans Are Unemployed

More than 11.3 million Americans are currently unemployed, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. In an effort to educate and inspire...

Sep 10, 2013, 08:00 ET

More Than 11.3 Million Americans Are Unemployed

More than 11.3 million Americans are currently unemployed, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. In an effort to educate and inspire Americans...

Sep 06, 2013, 11:15 ET
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More than One in Five Children in the U.S. Face Hunger, According to New USDA Report

 The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced yesterday that nearly 16 million children in America face hunger. As a part of...

Sep 04, 2013, 16:59 ET
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OEM, FEMA Kick Off 10th Annual National Preparedness Month

NYC Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Commissioner Joseph F. Bruno and Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate today...

Aug 29, 2013, 13:00 ET
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Ad Council and U.S. Army Launch "Absences Add Up" Campaign to Boost School Attendance and Combat Chronic Absenteeism

 To coincide with the start of a new school year and Attendance Awareness Month, the Ad Council and U.S. Army are releasing a series of new...

Aug 29, 2013, 07:30 ET

Más padres informan hábitos saludables de cepillado de los dientes después del primer año de la campaña del Ad Council sobre la salud oral de los niños

 En el primer aniversario de su campaña Kids' Healthy Mouths, el Ad Council y la Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives tienen el...

Aug 29, 2013, 07:30 ET

More Parents Report Healthy Tooth Brushing Habits After First Year of Ad Council Children's Oral Health Campaign

 On the one-year anniversary of their Kids' Healthy Mouths campaign, the Ad Council and the Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives are...

Aug 28, 2013, 17:40 ET
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National Survey Shows 6 Out Of 10 American Households Do Not Have A Family Emergency Plan

Sixty percent of Americans self-reported they currently do not have a family emergency plan in case of a natural disaster or other emergency,...

Aug 28, 2013, 06:00 ET

Los datos de una encuesta nacional demuestran que 6 de cada 10 hogares estadounidenses no cuentan con un plan familiar para emergencias

Según los datos de una encuesta realizada en el año 2013 por la organización Ad Council, sesenta por ciento de los Estadounidenses...

Aug 28, 2013, 06:00 ET

National Survey Shows 6 Out Of 10 American Households Do Not Have A Family Emergency Plan

Sixty percent of Americans self-reported they currently do not have a family emergency plan in case of a natural disaster or other emergency,...

Jul 12, 2013, 11:52 ET
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Smokey Bear Gives Bear Hugs in New Wildfire Prevention PSAs

 The Ad Council, in collaboration with the U.S. Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters (NASF), announced today the...

Jul 11, 2013, 12:45 ET
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"I Want To Be Recycled" Campaign to Target the Nearly Two-Thirds (62 Percent) of Americans Who Are Not Avid Recyclers, According to New Research Released Today

 The average American produces 4.4 pounds of trash a day, and on the whole the United States produces over 250 million tons of trash a year....

Jul 02, 2013, 14:29 ET

USDA, HHS and Ad Council Launch New Public Service Advertisements to Help Families Protect Themselves from Food Poisoning in Time for July 4th

 81 million Americans are expected to barbeque this July 4th holiday, marking the start of summer - a time when incidents of foodborne...

Jun 25, 2013, 13:45 ET
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Nearly 70,000 U.S. Communities at Risk as Wildfire Season Approaches

 As wildfires burn across the western United States, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and Ad Council launch new public service ads (PSAs)...

Jun 21, 2013, 21:14 ET
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The Smurfs(TM) Encourage Children to Get Outside and Discover the Forest

 In an effort to encourage children to spend more time outdoors and reconnect with nature, the U.S. Forest Service and the Ad Council are...

Jun 11, 2013, 08:00 ET

Autism Speaks y Ad Council continúan campaña galardonada con nuevos PSAs motivando a los padres afroamericanos e hispanos a "Aprender las señales"

 Expandiendo su galardonada campaña "Aprenda las señales", Autism Speaks, la organización líder mundial de ciencias y...

Jun 11, 2013, 08:00 ET

Autism Speaks and Ad Council Continue Award-Winning Campaign with New PSAs Encouraging African American and Hispanic Parents to "Learn the Signs"

 Extending its award-winning "Learn the Signs" campaign, Autism Speaks – the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization...

Jun 07, 2013, 16:35 ET
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U.S. Forest Service and Ad Council Launch New Multimedia Public Service Advertising Effort to Encourage African American Families to Discover Nature

 While more than 245 million Americans live within 100 miles of a national forest or grassland, research shows that a majority of children in...

Jun 05, 2013, 16:36 ET
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UNCF and Ad Council Launch Better Futures Campaign -- A New Strategy to Close the African American College Completion Gap

The UNCF in partnership with the Ad Council, announced today the launch of Better Futures, a national multimedia public service effort that will...