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Jul 21, 2020, 09:03 ET Love Has No Labels Addresses Wave of Racism Toward the Asian and Pacific Islander Communities Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

With nearly 2,000 reported incidences of discrimination and hate speech against the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) community in the U.S. amidst...


Jun 17, 2020, 09:02 ET New PSA from Love Has No Labels Challenges Viewers to Confront the State of Freedom in the U.S. for Black Americans

To support the ongoing fight for racial justice for the Black community, the Ad Council and R/GA today launched a new PSA from the iconic Love Has No ...


Apr 30, 2020, 09:00 ET Ad Council Launches New PSAs To Help Parents and Families During COVID-19 Pandemic

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ad Council, working with the White House, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Centers...


Apr 27, 2020, 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...


Apr 27, 2020, 09:00 ET Ad Council Launches 'Out There For Us' Campaign Thanking Workers on the Front Lines of the COVID-19 Pandemic

To thank those on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ad Council today announced a new campaign designed to show gratitude for all...


Apr 16, 2020, 09:05 ET Ad Council Announces First Private Marketplace, Empowering Media Companies to Donate Digital Inventory in Support of COVID-19 Efforts

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ad Council, in partnership with Cadreon and The Trade Desk, today announced the launch of the first Ad...


Apr 08, 2020, 14:29 ET Worries About the Economy and the Health of Frontline Workers Top List of Concerns around COVID-19 Pandemic in America

The Ad Council today announced new research findings regarding Americans' feelings, needs and fears in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The study...


Apr 08, 2020, 09:05 ET Ad Council and Advertising, Media and Marketing Industry Associations Join White House, HHS and CDC to Launch "#StayHome. Save Lives." Movement in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ad Council, White House, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Centers for Disease Control ...


Mar 27, 2020, 10:00 ET Out of Home Advertising Industry Lends Platforms to Amplify Ad Council's COVID-19 Messaging to the Public

As part of their ongoing efforts to address the growing COVID-19 pandemic, the Ad Council, White House, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...


Mar 25, 2020, 10:26 ET Leading Digital and Tech Platforms Join Ad Council, White House, HHS and CDC to Address COVID-19 Crisis

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ad Council, White House, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Centers for Disease Control ...


Mar 19, 2020, 11:22 ET Ad Council, along with White House, CDC, HHS and Major Media Networks, to Launch National PSAs in response to Coronavirus Pandemic

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ad Council is working in collaboration with the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...


Mar 05, 2020, 09:07 ET Anheuser-Busch Foundation and Ad Council Form Innovative Partnership to Prevent Drinking and Driving

Despite the prevalence of ride-share apps and alternative ways to get home after drinking, there are still over 10,000 alcohol-impaired fatalities...


Jan 30, 2020, 16:02 ET Seize the Awkward Partners with Award-Winning Guild Wars 2 Game to Start Conversations About Mental Health During Friend/Ships Month

In honor of Friend/Ships Month (February), the Ad Council's national Seize the Awkward suicide prevention campaign, in partnership with the American...


Jan 22, 2020, 09:13 ET Teens Push Back Against Culture of Meanness

The Ad Council launched a new film "A Message from the Future" as part of the Because of You campaign, a public service advertising campaign that...


Dec 13, 2019, 09:44 ET Local TV stations take stand against drunk driving during the holidays

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 839 Americans lost their lives in car...


Dec 06, 2019, 11:19 ET The Ad Council's 66th Annual Public Service Award Dinner Celebrates the Power of Purpose

Last night, the Ad Council, America's leading organization dedicated to using communications to drive social change, held its Annual Public Service...


Nov 07, 2019, 10:02 ET American Lung Association and the Ad Council Launch New PSAs for Lung Cancer Awareness Month to Promote Lifesaving Screening

To raise awareness of lung cancer—the leading cancer killer of women and men—the American Lung Association and the Ad Council have launched a new...


Oct 23, 2019, 10:02 ET "You Can't Imagine the Reward" PSAs showcase heartwarming moments for adopted teens and their families

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), AdoptUSKids, and the Ad Council today...


Oct 17, 2019, 11:45 ET No es demasiado tarde: un mensaje de La Dollar General Literacy Foundation y el Ad Council a los 34 millones de adultos sin diploma de escuela secundaria

La Dollar General Literacy Foundation (Dollar General Literacy Foundation) y el Ad Council anunciaron hoy la nueva campaña "Completa tu diploma", con ...


Oct 17, 2019, 11:29 ET It's Not Too Late: A Message from The Dollar General Literacy Foundation and the Ad Council to the 34 Million Adults Without a High School Diploma

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation and the Ad Council today announced a new Finish Your Diploma campaign aimed at reminding the approximately 34...


Oct 16, 2019, 10:01 ET The 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 26, 2019, 12:05 ET Ad Council Recognizes ABC Owned TV Stations Group with the 2019 Catalyst Award

The Ad Council has honored the ABC Owned TV Stations Group, part of the local media division of ABC, with the 2019 Catalyst Award for its...


Sep 24, 2019, 09:41 ET The Ad Council and Democracy Works Release New Research to Inform "Get out the Vote" Efforts in 2020

The Ad Council and Democracy Works today released a new research report, "Driving Voter Turnout in 2020: Research on Effective Messaging Strategies...


Sep 19, 2019, 12:00 ET Advertising, Marketing And Media Industry Leaders Pledge Climate Action On Eve Of Student Climate Strike

In response to the youth global climate movement and the need for urgent action on climate change, CEOs from across the media and marketing industry...


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 ...