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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
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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, 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...

Jun 18, 2015, 16:10 ET

A Message to Fathers across America: Take Time to be a Dad Today

This Sunday, millions of kids across America will celebrate their fathers and the contributions they have made to their lives. To coincide with...

Jun 16, 2015, 20:01 ET

El Ad Council y Futures Without Violence lanzan una nueva campaña para que los hombres participen en los esfuerzos para prevenir la violencia contra las mujeres

El Ad Council y la organización nacional sin fines de lucro Futures Without Violence (Futuros sin violencia) lanzaron hoy una campaña de...

Jun 16, 2015, 11:31 ET
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Ad Council and Futures Without Violence Launch New Campaign to Engage Men in the Effort to Prevent Violence Against Women

 Today, the Ad Council and national nonprofit Futures Without Violence launched a national public service campaign called #TeachEarly...

Jun 12, 2015, 09:30 ET

Nuevos anuncios de servicio público del Servicio Forestal de los Estados Unidos y el Ad Council animan a las familias a descubrir la naturaleza en sus vecindarios

En un esfuerzo por motivar a los padres y preadolescentes (8 a 12 años) a pasar más tiempo afuera y reconectar con la naturaleza, el...

Jun 12, 2015, 09:30 ET
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New Public Service Advertising from U.S. Forest Service and Ad Council Encourages Families to Discover the Nature in Their Neighborhood

In an effort to motivate parents and tweens (ages 8-12) to spend more time outdoors and reconnect with nature, the U.S. Forest Service and the Ad...

Jun 03, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Dwayne Johnson Joins Forces with FEMA and the Ad Council to Encourage People to Drop, Cover and Hold On During an Earthquake

In an effort to raise awareness of earthquake preparedness, the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and...

Jun 02, 2015, 12:33 ET
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Garfield and Friends Join The Shelter Pet Project

In celebration of Adopt a Cat Month, beloved animated cat and international icon Garfield has joined The Shelter Pet Project in several new videos...

May 12, 2015, 10:19 ET

Al aire nuevos PSA como parte de la Campaña de Asistencia al Cuidador de Ad Council y AARP con apoyo de la NAB, la RAB y la OAAA este Día de la Madre y Día del Padre

En un esfuerzo para apoyar a los 42.1 millones de personas a cargo del cuidado de otros en EE.UU. que atienden a sus padres y otros seres queridos,...

May 05, 2015, 13:46 ET
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Ad Council Calls for User-Generated Content Following Viral Success of "Love Has No Labels" Video with More Than 100 Million Views

 Following the viral success of the Love Has No Labels video, which has been viewed more than 100 million times since March 2, the Ad Council...

May 05, 2015, 09:56 ET
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Winners of the Fourth Annual Project Yellow Light Video Contest Announced

 Today the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Mazda Motorsports, National...

May 04, 2015, 14:43 ET
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New PSAs Released as Part of Ad Council and AARP Caregiver Assistance Campaign Supported by NAB, RAB, and OAAA This Mother's and Father's Day

 In an effort to support the 42.1 million caregivers in the U.S. who are caring for parents and older loved ones, AARP and the Ad Council are...

Apr 30, 2015, 14:28 ET
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Lance Bass Stars in New Videos for The Shelter Pet Project

 In celebration of National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, radio host and entertainer Lance Bass and his husband Michael Turchin have joined The...

Apr 29, 2015, 11:02 ET
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Ad Council Joins USAID's Center for International Disaster Information to Encourage Support for Earthquake Relief Efforts in Nepal

 In response to the devastation wrought by Saturday's earthquake and powerful aftershocks in Nepal, the Ad Council has joined the U.S. Agency...

Apr 27, 2015, 10:33 ET
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Ad Council Announces Creators for Good, A Partnership with Leading Digital Content Companies, Google and Top Creators to Benefit Social Causes

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