Press Releases

AARP and Ad Council Launch New PSA Campaign to Empower Millions of Americans to Get on Track for Retirement

July 19, 2017
The Campaign Introduces an Interactive Digital Experience that Breaks Down the Challenge of Saving into Simple, Achievable Steps

Student Winners Announced for 6th Annual Project Yellow Light Scholarship Contest to Promote Dangers of Texting and Driving

June 7, 2017
Winning TV, Radio, and Billboard PSAs will be Distributed Nationwide by Media Partners including Clear Channel Outdoor Americas and iHeartMedia

Streamy Awards Partners With Force Multiply To Honor Social Good With Standalone Event "The Purpose Awards @ The Streamys"

June 1, 2017
Honoring Creators, Brands, and Nonprofits Ad Council Joins as Strategic Partner; President & CEO Lisa Sherman to Lead Advisory Board, Submissions Now Being Accepted Through June 9, 2017.

Ad Council Taps Soledad O’Brien as Co-Chair of the Advisory Committee on Public Issues

May 24, 2017
New members, including business, media and environmental experts, join Committee to help the Ad Council identify social issues to consider for public service campaigns

Danny Trejo Stars in New PSA Campaign Supporting Male Caregivers

April 11, 2017
Caregiver Assistance Campaign from AARP and the Ad Council Provides Resources for the 16 Million Male Caregivers in the U.S.

Love Has No Labels Collaborates with the NFL to Create Fans of Love on Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2017
The Ad Council’s Viral Campaign with R/GA Returns to Showcase Real-Time Moments of Diversity and Inclusion Through a Jumbotron Activation at the NFL Pro Bowl

TV Stations Nationwide Help Make Roads Safer this Holiday Season by Supporting Anti-Drunk Driving PSA Campaign

December 19, 2016
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

Love Has No Labels Campaign Launches “Meet John Smith” Video Series with Facebook’s Creative Shop Studio

December 8, 2016
People throughout the country named John Smith—the most common name in America—star in new videos that celebrate diversity and further the message of acceptance and love for all Americans

Goodwill® and The Ad Council Launch New Digital-First PSA Campaign To Encourage Americans to "Donate Stuff. Create Jobs."

December 1, 2016
YouTube star, social influencer and thriving fashion maven, Jenn Im, to help extend message across digital platforms.

New PSAs Released by Ad Council and AARP Direct African-American Family Caregivers to Resources and Support

November 18, 2016
Caregiver Assistance Campaign Draws Support for the 1 in 5 African Americans who is a Family Caregiver

James Corden and Sheryl Crow Join the Ad Council’s 63rd Annual Public Service Award Dinner in Honor of President & CEO of Adobe Shantanu Narayen

November 17, 2016
The #APowerForChange themed event raises an unprecedented $4.5 million to support the Ad Council and its 40 national public service campaigns

National Adoption Campaign Launches New “Perfect Parent” PSAs to Raise Awareness and Encourage Adoption of Older Children from Foster Care

November 15, 2016
Nearly Half of the Children Photolisted on the AdoptUSKids Website are Teens Age 15–18

Sheryl Crow to Perform at the Ad Council’s 63rd Annual Public Service Award Dinner

November 14, 2016
Presented by iHeartMedia Inc., Performance will Close the Ad Council’s Largest Fundraising Event of the Year

Ad Council Launches PSAs to Encourage Support for Hurricane Matthew Relief Efforts

October 17, 2016
TV and Print Ads Communicate the Importance of a Monetary Donation

Groundbreaking Social Good Emoji Eye Emoji Empowers Teens to Take a Stand Against Bullying Through Leading Digital Partnerships for Bullying Prevention Month

October 5, 2016
Activations Across Clevver, Disney|ABC Television Group, Facebook, Get Schooled, Instagram,,, Slingshot, Social Native, Twitter, We Heart It, and Wishbone Launch Today to Continue Ad Council ‘I Am A Witness’ Campaign’s Successful Push to End Online Bullying
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