We dare you not to get choked up.
They are serving as ambassadors for us in our quest to connect people with homeless animals and to save millions of lives.
It could help kids communicate difficult emotions and stop abusive language.
Chances are you've come across a public service announcement (PSA) from the Ad Council, such as their recent "Love Has No Labels" campaign that went viral with over 86 million views. I interviewed Laurie Keith, Director of National Media Accounts at the Ad Council, to shed some light on how technology is used to empower their campaigns.
Who would have thought that these catchy lyrics from the 1946 Broadway musical Annie Get Your Gun would fit so perfectly into a conversation today about women and heart disease?
More than four million positions are vacant right now in the United States. Businesses are looking at a future where their need for qualified people is only growing. The problem is, we're thinking about qualifications in the wrong way.
If you watch Mad Men for the campaigns, as much as the back-room machinations, Wendy Melillo's new book, How McGruff and the Crying Indian Changed America - A History of Iconic Ad Council Campaigns, is an intriguing read.
Many Americans think hunger is an issue that affects "someone else." It does not affect anyone other than the homeless or the extremely poor. The truth is over 50 million people in the United States quietly struggle with hunger. As a child, I was one of those people.
Because balancing the issues around climate, health, wellness, societal 'good' and cost are interrelated, the question is far more complex than a simple Boolean (yes/no) choice.
Seventy years ago, Americans were trying to crawl out of the Depression, facing unemployment, poverty, war. I won't try to compare the two times -- it's impossible. But what strikes me is the Ad Council had its roots in helping America face adversity and we're still doing it today.
Creators of the campaign say that they tapped the NBA superstar in an effort to deter students from thinking that athletic
I scanned the room quickly to get a sense of who was there. Immediately, I noticed Christiane Amanpour talking quietly with Charles Osgood. I walked over and began listening as Christine told Charles of their first meeting.