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Jul 29, 2020, 09:03 ET Student Winners Announced for 9th Annual "Project Yellow Light" Scholarship Contest to Raise Awareness of Dangers of Texting and Driving

Today the Ad Council and Project Yellow Light announced the winners of the ninth annual Project Yellow Light scholarship competition. The contest...


Jul 14, 2020, 07:00 ET Ad Council Launches Workforce Readiness Campaign with Apple, IBM, the White House and Business Leaders

The Ad Council today announced Find Something New, an unprecedented national campaign created in collaboration with Apple, IBM and the White House,...


May 21, 2020, 09:07 ET As Wildfire Risk Increases, New PSAs Urge Americans to Recreate Safely Outdoors

The USDA Forest Service, the National Association of State Foresters and the Ad Council today announced a new public service advertising (PSA)...


May 14, 2020, 09:06 ET Seize the Awkward Reminds Young People Everywhere That You Don't Need to Be There, to Be There

To coincide with Mental Health Awareness Month, the significant life experiences young people are missing out on this May—from prom to graduation, or ...


Apr 06, 2020, 09:35 ET AARP Now Offering Resources for Caregivers Supporting Older Adults During the COVID-19 Crisis

To support those who care for an older or aging loved one, AARP is offering aarp.org/coronavirus as a resource for family caregivers looking for...


Oct 24, 2019, 09:00 ET AARP And The Ad Council Launch "Tribute To Our Sheroes" Retirement Savings Campaign To Give Black Women Free Personalized Retirement Savings Tips

AARP and the Ad Council have teamed up to launch the "Tribute to Our Sheroes" retirement savings campaign to help Black women boost their retirement...


Sep 04, 2019, 11:00 ET NYC Emergency Management and Ad Council Remind Families to "Communicate When It Counts" in New Creative

A majority of New Yorkers (62%) feel prepared for an emergency, but only 34 percent of New Yorkers report having a plan for how to find family...


Aug 27, 2019, 09:12 ET FEMA and the Ad Council Launch Public Service Announcement for National Preparedness Month

FEMA and the Ad Council kick off National Preparedness Month with new public service announcements from FEMA's Ready Campaign that promote the...


Aug 27, 2019, 09:12 ET FEMA y el Ad Council lanzan Anuncio de Servicio Público para el Mes Nacional de Preparación

FEMA y el Ad Council inician el Mes Nacional de la Preparación con nuevos anuncios de servicio público de la campaña publicitaria Listo de FEMA para...


Aug 09, 2019, 05:00 ET Smokey Bear Celebrates 75th Birthday

Smokey Bear, the face of the longest-running PSA campaign in United States history, turns 75 today, continuing his legacy of bringing awareness to...


Jul 23, 2019, 07:00 ET El Ad Council y Autism Speaks se asocian con Sesame Workshop para alentar las pruebas de detección temprana del autismo en una nueva campaña multimedia de servicio público

Aunque el autismo se puede diagnosticar de manera confiable en niños de tan solo 18 meses, la edad de diagnóstico en la mayoría de los casos es de...


Jul 23, 2019, 07:00 ET The Ad Council and Autism Speaks partner with Sesame Workshop to encourage early screening for autism in new multimedia public service campaign

Though autism can be reliably diagnosed as early as age 18 months, most children aren't diagnosed until between 4 and 5 years old—and studies...


Jul 09, 2019, 10:55 ET Nueva acción en vivo a través de publicidad del servicio público: Dora y la Ciudad Perdida de Oro de PSA inspirar a las familias a pasar tiempo en la naturaleza

El Servicio Forestal del USDA y el Ad Council, han unido esfuerzos con Dora y la Ciudad Perdida de Oro, de los estudios Paramount con la finalidad de ...


Jul 09, 2019, 10:41 ET New Live-Action Dora and the Lost City of Gold PSAs Inspire Families to Spend Time in Nature

The USDA Forest Service and the Ad Council have joined forces with Paramount's Dora and the Lost City of Gold to encourage families to experience...


Jul 01, 2019, 09:06 ET Ad Council Announces Facebook's David Fischer as Board Chair

David Fischer, Chief Revenue Officer of Facebook, has been named Chair of the Ad Council's Board of Directors. He succeeds Linda Boff, Chief...


Jun 11, 2019, 09:07 ET #DanceLikeaDad Encourages Dads to Dance Their Way into the Hearts of Their Most Important Audience--Their Kids

Today, as dads everywhere are preparing to be celebrated for Father's Day, a new campaign launches to showcase the big wins that come from small...


Jun 07, 2019, 09:55 ET Student Winners Announced for 8th Annual "Project Yellow Light" Scholarship Contest to Promote Dangers of Texting and Driving

Today the Ad Council and Project Yellow Light announced the winners of the eighth annual Project Yellow Light scholarship competition. The contest...


Apr 30, 2019, 09:40 ET NHTSA and the Ad Council launch new campaign to combat marijuana-impaired driving: "If You Feel Different, You Drive Different"

The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Ad Council today launched a new national campaign to...


Feb 14, 2019, 08:30 ET The Shelter Pet Project Launches New #AdoptPureLove Campaign Starring Olivia Munn, Logan Ryan and Rachel Bloom on Valentine's Day

Actress Olivia Munn can attest that nothing quite compares to the unconditional love of an adopted shelter pet. Munn, along with actress Rachel Bloom ...


Jan 24, 2019, 14:10 ET Paramount Animation and Nickelodeon Movies' Wonder Park Characters Star in New PSA to Inspire Girls to Pursue Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)

The Ad Council has joined forces with Paramount Animation and Nickelodeon Movies' Wonder Park to inspire young girls to use science, technology,...


Nov 14, 2018, 09:02 ET La campaña más reciente de concienciación sobre prediabetes, de autoridades médicas de la nación difunde el mensaje: 1 de cada 3 estadounidenses tiene prediabetes, conozca su riesgo

Una iniciativa exitosa que ya ha ayudado a más de dos millones de estadounidenses a conocer su riesgo de desarrollar la diabetes tipo 2, la campaña...


Nov 14, 2018, 09:02 ET Newest Prediabetes Awareness Campaign by Nation's Medical Authorities Spreads the Word: 1 in 3 Americans Has Prediabetes, Learn Your Risk

A successful initiative that has already helped more than two million Americans learn their risk of developing type 2 diabetes, the "Do I Have...


Nov 13, 2018, 10:08 ET American Lung Association and the Ad Council Launch Spanish Language PSA Campaign to Increase Awareness of Lung Cancer Screening among the Hispanic Community

To raise public awareness of lung cancer—the leading cancer killer of women and men—during Lung Cancer Awareness Month, the American Lung...


Nov 13, 2018, 10:08 ET La American Lung Association y el Ad Council lanzan campaña de anuncios de servicio público en idioma español para crear conciencia de la prueba de detección del cáncer de pulmón en la comunidad hispana

Para crear conciencia pública acerca del cáncer de pulmón —el cáncer responsable de la mayor cantidad de muertes de mujeres y hombres— durante el Mes ...


Nov 13, 2018, 08:07 ET Love Has No Labels Premieres Rising, a Powerful Film from David Nutter and Lena Waithe That Asks Why It Takes a Disaster to Bring Us Together

The Ad Council, R/GA, and an unprecedented group of brand partners today premiered Rising, a short film that is a powerful extension of the iconic...