Press Releases

New Ad Council Campaign Empowers Young Adults to ‘Seize the Awkward’ and Start the Conversation with Friends At Risk

January 17, 2018
Campaign developed by JED, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and Droga5 includes support from BuzzFeed, Chegg, Colossal Media, Facebook, The Jacksonville Jaguars, Reddit, Upworthy, Wattpad and YouTube along with Talent including Hannah Hart, Liza Koshy, Markiplier, Meredith Foster, Orion Carloto, Remi Cruz, Shannon Beveridge, Tyler Oakley and Tyler Posey

TV Stations Continue Record-Breaking Support of Anti-Drunk Driving PSA Campaign during Holiday Season

December 13, 2017
Initiative from the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Television Bureau of Advertising and the Ad Council Targets Top 10 States with Highest Rates of Drunk Driving Fatalities

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

December 1, 2017
Together. For Good. Event was emceed by Samantha Bee with Musical Performances from Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo

Using Real Patient Stories, New PSA Campaign Urges Americans to Bring High Blood Pressure Under Control

November 16, 2017
American Heart Association, American Stroke Association, American Medical Association and the Ad Council launch new PSAs encouraging viewers with high blood pressure to work with their doctor on treatment plan

This Veterans Day, Love Has No Labels Spotlights Powerful Stories of Inclusion Across the Ranks and Branches of the U.S. Military

November 10, 2017
New Video Created by Jack Morton Worldwide and the Ad Council Features Service Members and Veterans Celebrating the Diversity of Those Who Serve Our Country

WWE Superstar John Cena Voices New Ad Council PSA in Support of Learning and Attention Issues

October 30, 2017 and the Ad Council Partner with 20th Century Fox’s “Ferdinand” Movie to Promote #BeUnderstood Campaign’s Message of Acceptance

Everyday People Take Dyslexia Simulation Challenge to Support Learning Disabilities and ADHD Awareness Month

October 25, 2017
One-Day Event was Part of October’s #BeUnderstood Campaign to Raise Awareness for the 1 in 5 Kids with Learning and Attention Issues

The Ad Council’s ‘Positive Impact Awards,’ Launching Today to Coincide with Bullying Prevention Month, Recognizes Teens Whose Extraordinary Efforts are Creating a Kinder World

October 9, 2017
The award competition, new #BeMore editorial series, and online videos are the latest from the Ad Council’s award-winning Bullying Prevention Campaign in partnership with 3 Musketeers, Adobe, and Johnson & Johnson

NYC Emergency Management Encourages Preparedness Every Month

September 27, 2017
New York City Emergency Management and the Ad Council remind you that “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.” in new PSAs for Ready New York campaign

FEMA Encourages Preparedness Every Month

September 27, 2017
As September’s National Preparedness Month concludes, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Ad Council remind you that “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.” in new PSAs and online videos

Ad Council Continues to Support Hurricane Relief with Distribution of PSA Featuring Former Presidents

September 14, 2017
New TV Ad Directs Viewers to Donate at to Aid Victims of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma

Ad Council Launches New PSAs to Encourage Support for Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

August 31, 2017
New TV, Radio, Print and Digital Ads Communicate the Importance of Cash Donations for Affected Communities in Texas and Louisiana

Love Has No Labels Releases Gaming Experience to Celebrate a Diverse Group of Everyday Heroes Fighting for Acceptance and Inclusion of All

August 29, 2017
Ad Council’s Emmy Award Winning Campaign to Debut Geo-Gaming Gaming Experience, “The League of Extraordinary Humans,” at PAX West in Seattle


August 16, 2017
Hannah Hart, Jérôme Jarre, Karlie Kloss, Lilly Singh, and Lizzie Velasquez Among Digital Creators Honored; The Ad Council Named as Inaugural Legacy Award Recipient makes heading back to school easier for families of students who struggle in the classroom

August 10, 2017
New "First-Day Ready" Guide Offers Personalized Tips for Parents of the 1 in 5 Children in the U.S. With Learning and Attention Issues, Such as ADHD and Dyslexia
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