Tag Archives: PSA

Duck, Dodge, And Roll: Sesame Street-Style PSA Tells Kids How To React When Gunfire Breaks Out [VIDEO]

Ad Age reports: Puppets sing “Lessons from my neighborhood” in “Sesame Street”-style videos for a new campaign from Kansas City nonprofit for inner city kids Youth Ambassadors–but the advice is totally shocking. The three videos tackle heartrending, horrific tips–like how to “duck, dodge and roll” (seen here) when you hear gunshots on the street, what to do when your mom …

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Celebs Urge Electors To Dump Trump [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: There’s a new celebrity PSA out tonight featuring some big-name actors asking members of the electoral college to do the right thing and step in to vote their conscience (a.k.a. not Donald Trump). Martin Sheen, Richard Schiff, Debra Messing, James Cromwell, BD Wong, Bob Odenkirk, Moby, and some other big names all appear in the video for Unite …

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VIRAL VIDEO: Chilling “Sandy Hook Promise” PSA Alerts Students To Early Warning Signs Of Mass Shooters

Over 2.6 million views in the first 48 hours. Mic.com reports: The onset of this PSA from Sandy Hook Promise, an organization created in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, begins innocently enough. The video follows a boy, Evan (the same name as the video), exchanging messages on a desk in the school …

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Comcast Donates $1.5M In Airtime To Promote LGBT Rights Summit During Democratic Convention [VIDEO]

Via press release: Equality Forum 2016, the nation’s annual LGBT civil rights summit scheduled to take place during this year’s Democratic National Convention from July 25th – 28th, announced today the national launch of a public service announcement. Comcast Corporation, the lead sponsor of Equality Forum, is donating airtime valued at $1.5 million for the broadcast of a 30-second public …

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John Cena On Patriotism & Diversity [VIDEO]

Note the family in the background. Mashable sets up the clip: John Cena wants to body slam bigotry in America. In a new public service announcement that feels as if it could just as easily be an ad announcing a “Cena 2016” campaign, the pro wrestler gives an earnest-sounding lecture about how patriotism goes hand in hand with respect for …

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Bob The Drag Queen Promotes PrEP [VIDEO]

Via Pink News: The newest winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Bob the Drag Queen, is urging people to take the anti-HIV medication, PrEP. The Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) drug Truvada can reduce people’s chances of being infected with HIV by up to 99 percent, if taken daily. In the latest HIV Beats video by the #endHIV campaign, Bob says: “Oh hey! …

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Guns & Restaurants: What Could Go Wrong? [VIDEO]

E Online recaps: How’d you like some shots with your pizza? SNL alum Rachel Dratch plays a busy mother of two in a PSA by the pro-gun control group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. The ad, titled “What Could Go wrong?” and released Thursday, mocks typical bright and cheery commercials featuring families. Dratch’s character, her partner and …

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This Is An Ad For Something [VIDEO]

This is….different. Tire Business reports: Bosch Automotive Aftermarket North America has launched a “Stop the Roadkill” campaign to promote motorists’ regularly changing their wiper blades. For the promotion the company has developed a public service announcement (PSA) in collaboration with the Humane Society of the U.S., the nation’s largest animal protection organization. Bosch said that every week “millions of wildlife …

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GLAAD & Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation Issue Celebrity-Filled PSA: Let’s Finish What We Started

Watch the clip below. Via press release: The PSA begins with Elizabeth Taylor’s historic and impassioned speech at the 1992 Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert as a framework to introduce a new generation to the modern realities of HIV and AIDS, as well as the tools we have to overcome them. It includes participation from Meredith Vieira, Whoopi Goldberg, Jonathan Groff, …

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United Nations: See Past LGBT Labels

Clip description: This video from the United Nations Free & Equal campaign celebrates the contributions that millions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people make to families and local communities around the world. The cast features “real people” (not actors), filmed in their workplaces and homes — among them, a firefighter, a police officer, a teacher, an electrician, a …

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Anti-Smoking PSA: Left Swipe Dat

Via USA Today: “LEFT. SWIPE.” Rejection. That’s when the PSA goes from high school sitcom to what’s-even-happening-what-is-this-magic music video. Get ready for anti-smoking lyrics, laser light shows and YouTube/pop stars Becky G, Fifth Harmony, King Bach, Grace Helbig, Harley Morenstein, Anna Akana, Jimmy Tatro, Alphacat, Terrence J and Timothy DeLaGhetto getting down to a shockingly catchy “Left Swipe Dat” beat. …

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NFL Tackles Domestic Violence

Via Slate: An anti-domestic violence PSA will air during the Super Bowl this Sunday, courtesy of the No More campaign and the National Football League, which donated its internal ad agency to create the spot and, according to the Wall Street Journal, half a minute of air time on NBC, “where ad time costs roughly $4.5 million for 30 seconds.” …

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CDC Launches New HIV PSA Campaign

The Centers For Disease Control has launched a new PSA series titled “HIV Treatment Works.” More than 1.1 million people in the United States are living with HIV. This campaign features people from across the United States who are living with HIV talking about how sticking with care and treatment helps them stay healthy, protect others, and live longer, healthier …

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Ferguson PSAs Air During VMAs

Via Mediaite: One of the ads is based on a quote from author James Baldwin: “Not everything that is faced can be changed; but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” The words show on-screen while the now-famous “Hands up, don’t shoot” chants are heard in the background. The other spot — with a concept title of “Look. Listen. …

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NEW YORK CITY: Anti-Drug PSA To Air During Electric Zoo EDM Festival

Last year Mayor Bloomberg’s office canceled the final day of New York City’s Electric Zoo EDM festival on Randall’s Island after two drug-related deaths and numerous overdoses took place despite repeated cautions to the 100,000+ attendees made by the promoters over the event’s sound system. This year the organizers are stepping up their warnings with an anti-drug video that will …

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