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Topic: PSAs

The Salvation Army's Clever Facebook 360 Photos Show Poverty Lurking Just Out of View

The view behind holiday pics

Grey's holiday appeal for the Salvation Army in Canada makes impressive use of Facebook 360 photos to give users a more rounded view of poverty.  At first glance, posts resemble typical…

Andrew Garfield Learns How to Hug Properly in This Off-Kilter PSA About Empathy

Yeah, it gets a little awkward

The non-profit organization Youth Mentoring collaborated with Los Angeles-based creative duo Armen Perian and Rosie Geozalian on a project that, if nothing else, dried up some of Andrew Garfield's vanishing…

How This Poster in a Women's Restroom at a Bar Cleverly Combats Sexual Assault

'Ask for Angela,' the PSA urges

A county council in England has come up with a clever and discreet way of combatting sexual violence and abuse. A photo posted to Twitter (and retweeted almost 30,000 times) shows…

These New Outdoor Ads in L.A. Capture the Insidious Nature of Domestic Violence

Grim campaign from Quigley-Simpson

Here's a jarring disconnect—hearts and flowers, boxes of chocolates and hand-written love notes mixed with threats and violence. A new outdoor campaign from the Los Angeles Police Department and mayor Eric…

British PSA Urging Cyclists to Avoid Turning Trucks Draws Fire From Riders

Drivers must be more careful, critics say

A road safety ad by AMV BBDO is sparking cries of victim-blaming in the U.K. for warning cyclists to hang back from trucks that are making left turns—the driver's blind…

Dee Snider Went and Turned 'We're Not Gonna Take It' Into an Anti-Cancer Ballad

In a video directed by Criss Angel

The idea of Criss Angel and Dee Snider collaborating on anything may repulse some people, but it's for a good cause. This time, anyway. Unbeknownst to us, Criss has a cancer…

Dinosaurs Dance to an Underwear Song in the Happiest Ad Ever About Child Abuse

Aardman gets in the 'Dumb Ways' spirit

The Aardman studio, known best for creating Wallace & Gromit, made the rollicking cinema commercial below for the NSPCC's anti-sexual abuse "Pants" campaign in the U.K. The ad is a…

John Cena Defines Patriotism Brilliantly in This Remarkable Ad for Fourth of July

What love for America really means

"To love America is to love all Americans." It's a simple proposition—and an urgent one this Fourth of July, when the U.S. has rarely seemed more divided. And it's delivered in…

The Woman in This PSA Is Free but Still Trapped in a Prison and Can't Just Leave

A situation more common than you know

Lori, an abused wife and mom in Michigan, spent two years squirreling away money—hiding bills in a tampon box—until she had the means to escape her violent partner.  Her story is…

The Cast of Girls Just Made This Sexual Assault PSA Dedicated to the Stanford Victim

'She is someone,' says the simple yet strong message

Lena Dunham and the cast of HBO's Girls just released this sexual assault PSA, which questions the way society treats victims. The 90-second spot urges people to create a "safer,…

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