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Dec 13, 2017, 12:10 ET TV Stations Continue Record-Breaking Support of Anti-Drunk Driving PSA Campaign during Holiday Season

Last December, 781 Americans lost their lives in car crash fatalities involving a drunk driver, according to the U.S. Department of...


Dec 01, 2017, 10:32 ET The Ad Council's 64th Annual Public Service Award Dinner in Honor of Unilever CEO Paul Polman Celebrates the Power of Advertising for Social Change

Last night the Ad Council, the non-profit leader behind iconic and impactful public service campaigns including "Love Has No Labels" and Smokey...


Nov 10, 2017, 13:34 ET This Veterans Day, Love Has No Labels Spotlights Powerful Stories of Inclusion Across the Ranks and Branches of the U.S. Military

In honor of Veterans Day, the Ad Council's Emmy-award-winning diversity and inclusion public service campaign, Love Has No Labels, is launching a...


Oct 30, 2017, 11:02 ET WWE Superstar John Cena Voices New Ad Council PSA in Support of Learning and Attention Issues

To coincide with Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia and ADHD Awareness Month this October, Understood.org and the Ad Council announced today the...


Oct 26, 2017, 07:00 ET Todos los días la gente toma el reto de las simulaciones de dislexia para apoyar el Mes de la concientización de las discapacidades del aprendizaje y el TDAH

NUEVA YORK, 26 de octubre de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- El 20 de octubre 1000 personas se congregaron en Flatiron Plaza en la ciudad de...


Oct 25, 2017, 13:05 ET Everyday People Take Dyslexia Simulation Challenge to Support Learning Disabilities and ADHD Awareness Month

Nearly 1,000 people filled New York City's Flatiron Plaza on October 20 to experience firsthand what it's like to live with learning and attention...


Oct 18, 2017, 14:50 ET Ad Council Announces New Members of Board of Directors

The Ad Council, a non-profit organization that powers the collective pro bono efforts of the advertising and media industries, announced new...


Oct 18, 2017, 09:41 ET The Ad Council Launches "CreateForChange" To Connect Creative And Media Professionals Across The Country With Social Causes

The Ad Council, the nonprofit leader behind iconic and impactful public service campaigns including Smokey Bear and "Love Has No Labels," joins the...


Sep 14, 2017, 08:30 ET Ad Council Continues to Support Hurricane Relief with Distribution of PSA Featuring Former Presidents

To continue to drive support for Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma relief, the Ad Council is distributing a public service announcement (PSA)...


Aug 31, 2017, 12:07 ET Ad Council Launches New PSAs to Encourage Support for Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

In response to the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey, the Ad Council is launching public service advertisements (PSAs) today to encourage...


Aug 29, 2017, 09:16 ET Love Has No Labels Releases Gaming Experience to Celebrate a Diverse Group of Everyday Heroes Fighting for Acceptance and Inclusion of All

The Ad Council's iconic Love Has No Labels campaign will be returning to PAX West to debut "The League of Extraordinary Humans," a mobile...


Aug 17, 2017, 09:00 ET Chef Dan Barber Joins Ad Council and NRDC to Launch Phase Two of Successful "Save The Food" National Public Service Campaign

Ad Council and the Natural Resources Defense Council today launched the second phase of their Save The Food national public service campaign, aimed...


Aug 16, 2017, 07:02 ET Fatherhood Ad Campaign Uses Cherished "Dad Jokes" as Focus

Today, HHS' Administration for Children and Families (ACF), along with the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse, has launched a new series...


Aug 11, 2017, 13:37 ET Understood.org facilita el regreso a clases para las familias de alumnos que batallan en el aula

El Ad Council (Consejo Publicitario) y Understood.org se han unido para promover maneras en que los niños y sus familias puedan estar "Preparados...


Aug 10, 2017, 08:10 ET Understood.org makes heading back to school easier for families of students who struggle in the classroom

The Ad Council and Understood.org have joined together to promote ways children and their families can be "First-Day Ready" for the new school...


Aug 09, 2017, 06:00 ET New Smokey Bear Digital-First Creative Highlights Lesser Known Wildfire Causes

In honor of Smokey Bear's 73rd birthday, the Ad Council, the U.S. Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters launched new...


Aug 09, 2017, 06:00 ET El nuevo material creativo de Smokey Bear, por primera vez en formato digital, destaca las causas menos conocidas de incendios forestales

Con motivo del cumpleaños número 73 de Smokey Bear, Ad Council, el U.S. Forest Service (Servicio Forestal de los EE.UU.) y la National Association...


Aug 02, 2017, 09:00 ET Ad Council Announces David Sable, Global CEO of Y&R, as Board Chair

David Sable, the Global Chief Executive Officer of advertising agency Y&R, has been named Chair of the Ad Council's Board of Directors. He...


Jul 18, 2017, 09:00 ET Ad Council's 64th Annual Public Service Award Dinner To Honor Unilever CEO Paul Polman, Samantha Bee To Host

The Ad Council, the largest producer of public service advertisements (PSAs) in the U.S., announced today that comedian, political commentator and...


Jun 29, 2017, 09:00 ET New PSAs Reveal the "Warning Signs" of Buzzed Driving in Latest Evolution of Longstanding Anti-Drunk Driving Campaign

Over 10,000 people were killed in alcohol-impaired driving crashes in 2015 - approximately one person every fifty-one minutes, according to...


Jun 19, 2017, 07:30 ET "Little Ice Cream Truck" Kicks Off Coast-to-Coast Journey to Raise Awareness of Child Hunger

Today in Times Square, Feeding America® and the Ad Council are sending a one-of-a-kind ice cream truck on a nine-day journey across the...


Jun 07, 2017, 09:00 ET Student Winners Announced for 6th Annual Project Yellow Light Scholarship Contest to Promote Dangers of Texting and Driving

Today the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Ad Council and Project Yellow Light...


Jun 01, 2017, 09:00 ET Streamy Awards Partners With Force Multiply To Honor Social Good With Standalone Event "The Purpose Awards @ The Streamys"

Tubefilter, founder of the Streamy Awards and the leading resource for YouTube and online video news, analysis, and events, and leading social...


May 24, 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...


Apr 26, 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...