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24 May, 2017, 09:51 ET Ad Council Taps Soledad O'Brien as Co-Chair of the Advisory Committee on Public Issues

The Ad Council, the leading producer of public service communications in the U.S., announced today that Soledad O'Brien, CEO of Starfish Media...


26 Apr, 2017, 10:10 ET Ad Council Announces New Members of Board of Directors

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


11 Apr, 2017, 09:00 ET Danny Trejo Stars in New PSA Campaign Supporting Male Caregivers

Men represent 2 out of 5 of the more than 40 million unpaid family caregivers in the U.S., but very few reach out for support. To help male...


15 Dec, 2016, 16:51 ET Ad Council President & CEO Lisa Sherman to be Honored as a 2016 Responsible 100 by City & State

Lisa Sherman, Ad Council President & CEO, was named to the 2016 Responsible 100 List by City & State. This honor is given to New York's...


15 Dec, 2016, 10:09 ET TV Stations Nationwide Help Make Roads Safer this Holiday Season by Supporting Anti-Drunk Driving PSA Campaign

Last December, nearly one-third of all car crash fatalities involved a drunk driver, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation's National...


08 Dec, 2016, 09:00 ET Love Has No Labels Campaign Launches "Meet John Smith" Video Series with Facebook's Creative Shop Studio

The Ad Council, a non-profit organization and the largest producer of public service campaigns in the U.S., worked with Facebook to launch "Meet...


01 Dec, 2016, 11:14 ET Goodwill® y el Ad Council lanzan nueva campaña de PSA primero en los medios digitales para alentar a los norteamericanos a que "Done cosas. Crea trabajos."

En momentos en que muchos norteamericanos continúan buscando empleo, Goodwill y el Ad Council han lanzado nuevos anuncios de servicio público (PSA,...


01 Dec, 2016, 10:55 ET Goodwill® and the Ad Council Launch New Digital-First PSA Campaign to Encourage Americans to "Donate Stuff. Create Jobs."

As many Americans continue to search for employment, Goodwill and the Ad Council have launched new public service advertisements (PSAs) that...


18 Nov, 2016, 06:00 ET New PSAs Released by Ad Council and AARP Direct African-American Family Caregivers to Resources and Support

More than 40 million Americans are family caregivers, taking care of parents, spouses, partners, and other adult loved ones. To help caregivers get...


17 Nov, 2016, 13:01 ET James Corden and Sheryl Crow Join the Ad Council's 63rd Annual Public Service Award Dinner in Honor of President & CEO of Adobe Shantanu Narayen

Last night the Ad Council, the largest U.S. producer of public service advertisements (PSAs), held its 63rd Annual Public Service Award Dinner...


15 Nov, 2016, 08:00 ET La Campaña Nacional de la Adopción lanza nuevos anuncios de servicio público bajo el tema de "El padre perfecto" para concienciar acerca de los niños mayores que esperan ser adoptados a partir del cuidado sustituto

El día de hoy, Ad Council en asociación con el Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos de EE. UU., AdoptUSKids y KBS lanzaron nuevos anuncios de...


15 Nov, 2016, 08:00 ET National Adoption Campaign Launches New "Perfect Parent" PSAs to Raise Awareness and Encourage Adoption of Older Children from Foster Care

Today, the Ad Council in partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, AdoptUSKids, and KBS launched new public service...


14 Nov, 2016, 12:12 ET Sheryl Crow to Perform at the Ad 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 Sheryl Crow, presented by...


17 Oct, 2016, 15:31 ET Ad Council Launches PSAs to Encourage Support for Hurricane Matthew Relief Efforts

In response to the devastation wrought by Hurricane Matthew, the Ad Council is launching television and print public service advertisements (PSAs)...


17 Oct, 2016, 15:30 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 were...


29 Sep, 2016, 16:56 ET U.S. Citizens Start With A Bot And End With A Ballot

R/GA, for the Connected Age, and the Ad Council, the largest producer of public service campaigns in the U.S., today unveiled GoVoteBot, which...


22 Sep, 2016, 11:49 ET It's On Us Campaign Launches New PSA with Ad Council and SheKnows Media's Hatch Program to Change the Conversation around Sexual Assault

 The "It's On Us" campaign released a new PSA today with the Ad Council, the largest producer of public service communications programs in the...


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...