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Sep 05, 2019, 09:06 ET Seize the Awkward Partners with Musicians Aminé, Hayley Kiyoko, Christina Perri and Lindsey Stirling to Encourage Young Adults to Start a Conversation About Mental Health

To coincide with Suicide Prevention Awareness Month (September), the Ad Council's Seize the Awkward campaign is launching a new video series starring ...


Aug 29, 2019, 10:12 ET Brady and Ad Council Announce Student Winners of First-Ever "End Family Fire" Scholarship Competition

Every day in the United States, eight kids are unintentionally injured or killed by "family fire," a shooting involving an improperly stored or...


Aug 21, 2019, 10:12 ET The Ad Council partners with WORLDZ to host Second Annual GoodFronts on September 11th in Long Beach, CA

The Ad Council today announced a partnership with WORLDZ to co-host the second annual WORLDZ GoodFronts, a first-of-its-kind competitive charity...


Jul 22, 2019, 09:07 ET The Ad Council launches new strategic consultancy: Ad Council Edge

The Ad Council, America's leading non-profit organization dedicated to driving social change, announced today a new arm: Ad Council Edge. A strategic ...


Jul 16, 2019, 16:27 ET New PSAs Featuring The Angry Birds Movie 2 Inspire Girls to Pursue Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)

The Ad Council has joined forces with Sony Pictures Animation/Rovio Entertainment's The Angry Birds Movie 2 to inspire young girls to use science,...


May 03, 2019, 10:06 ET "End Family Fire" Campaign Launches Scholarship Competition to Promote Safe Gun Storage

In the United States, 4.6 million children live in homes with access to unlocked or unsupervised guns. To help prevent incidents of "family fire," a...


Apr 12, 2019, 10:01 ET Ad Council Announces New Members of Board of Directors

The Ad Council, America's leading non-profit organization dedicated to using communications to drive social change, elected new members to its Board...


Apr 04, 2019, 08:31 ET Smokey Bear Celebrates 75th Birthday with Celebrity Friends in Innovative New Animated Emoji Campaign

In honor of Smokey Bear's 75th birthday – August 9, 2019 – the U.S.D.A. Forest Service, the National Association of State Foresters and the Ad...


Mar 14, 2019, 10:05 ET Kode With Klossy Partners with the Ad Council's She Can STEM Campaign to Celebrate the Bright Futures of Girls in STEM

The Ad Council's She Can STEM campaign has joined forces with Karlie Kloss's nonprofit organization, Kode With Klossy, to show girls how exercising...


Mar 06, 2019, 10:01 ET New Meal Prep Tool Helps Users Save Food, Money, Environment

The Save The Food campaign today released a new, free digital tool that offers a different take on meal-prepping—helping users not only eat healthy,...


Mar 05, 2019, 11:01 ET Hunter Hayes and the Ad Council Form Partnership Against Drunk Driving

Today, the Ad Council and NHTSA's Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving campaign is teaming up with recording artist Hunter Hayes to spread the word that...


Feb 12, 2019, 10:47 ET Love Has No Labels Celebrates Fourth Anniversary with Original Two-Part Facebook Documentary Series in Partnership with Great Big Story Featuring Stories of Unity in the Wake of Crisis

In celebration of the fourth anniversary of Love Has No Labels, the Ad Council joined Facebook and Great Big Story today to premiere the first...


Jan 09, 2019, 10:17 ET Nearly 1 in 3 Americans think "Bigfoot" being real is more likely than retiring comfortably; AARP and the Ad Council help them get on track with new PSAs, resources

Nearly 1 in 3 people approaching retirement age (28%) think they're more likely to learn Bigfoot is real than to save enough to retire comfortably,...


Dec 13, 2018, 11:12 ET Estaciones de televisión locales celebran 15 años de salvar vidas con Project Roadblock

Para hacer las carreteras estadounidenses más seguras durante la temporada navideña, la Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB) y el Ad Council hoy...


Dec 13, 2018, 11:12 ET Local TV Stations Nationwide Celebrate 15 Years of Saving Lives with Project Roadblock

To make American roads safer during the holiday season, the Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB) and Ad Council today announced the launch of the...


Dec 06, 2018, 11:08 ET The Ad Council's 65th Annual Public Service Award Dinner Honors IBM Chairman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty, Celebrates the Power of Communications for Social Change

Last night, the Ad Council, America's leading non-profit organization dedicated to using communications to drive social change, held its 65th Annual...


Nov 07, 2018, 10:39 ET Ad Council, Facebook and MTV Launch New IGTV Series Featuring Holland Roden ("Teen Wolf") and Inspirational Female STEM Role Models

To coincide with the upcoming National STEM Day on November 8, the Ad Council's She Can STEM campaign, Facebook and MTV today announced a new IGTV...


Oct 18, 2018, 09:15 ET Ad Council Announces New Members of Board of Directors

The Ad Council, America's leading non-profit organization dedicated to using communications to drive social change, elected new members to its Board...


Sep 27, 2018, 16:30 ET Ad Council Honors Univision with the 2018 Catalyst Award

The Ad Council, America's leading non-profit organization dedicated to using communications to drive social change, presented Univision Television...


Sep 18, 2018, 10:02 ET Meanness is on the Rise: New Campaign Pushes Back

In an effort to combat both online and offline bullying, the Ad Council has released Because of You, a new Bullying Prevention message aimed at...


Aug 08, 2018, 09:05 ET Eight Kids Each Day Are Unintentionally Injured or Killed by a Gun; New "End Family Fire" Campaign Promotes Safer Gun Storage to Save Lives

Every day in America, eight children are unintentionally killed or injured by a gun,* often one that is found loaded and unsecured in the home....


Jul 18, 2018, 09:05 ET The Ad Council's 65th Annual Public Service Award Dinner to Honor IBM Chairman, President & CEO Ginni Rometty, Trevor Noah to Host

The Ad Council announced today that its 65th Annual Public Service Award Dinner will honor IBM Chairman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty. Trevor...


Jul 02, 2018, 09:05 ET Ad Council Announces Linda Boff, Chief Marketing Officer of GE, as Board Chair

Linda Boff, Chief Marketing Officer of GE, has been named Chair of the Ad Council's Board of Directors. She succeeds David Sable, Global Chief...


Jun 13, 2018, 09:10 ET This Father's Day, SoulPancake Reminds Dads That Small Moments Have a Big Impact

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


May 30, 2018, 11:07 ET Kyrie Irving and Shaquille O'Neal among Stars Featured in New PSA to Encourage Americans to Get on Track with Retirement Savings

To help address America's retirement savings shortfall, AARP and the Ad Council have joined forces with global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LFG.A, ...