Our services

As a mission-driven, nonprofit organization, we have decades of experience using social marketing and communication to improve lives (building on our pioneering work as the Academy for Educational Development).  

We offer the full range of services to help you meet your communication goals.

  • Social marketing and communication campaigns
  • Strategic communication and media outreach
  • Digital and social media
  • Creative services and graphic design
  • Research and evaluation
  • Strategies to address healthy equity
  • Training and technical assistance
  • Strategic partnerships
  • Health literacy and plain language
  • Meetings and conferences

Our work

HIV. Diabetes. Obesity. Immunizations. Injury Prevention. Cancer. Health Equity. Occupational Safety. Career Advancement. Financial Literacy. These are but a few of the topics we address. Check out examples of our work.

Our team

Our diverse staff brings a variety of insights and perspectives to our work. We also offer advanced educational backgrounds in public health, advertising/marketing, communication, anthropology, health care, public policy, the fine arts, and business. This blend of multi-cultural backgrounds and multi-disciplinary expertise allows us to create authentic, effective, and engaging solutions for our clients.

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Our clients

We are thankful to work with a wide range of clients dedicated to making an impact where it matters most.

HHSRobert Wood Johnson FoundationCDCNIHSAMHSAUSDACFPB HRSAWalmart Foundation

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Advancing the Field Through Evidence + Innovation  

We work not only to produce positive social change in the U.S., but also to advance the field of social marketing for all. We fund and manage Social Marketing Quarterly (SMQ)—the longest-running peer-reviewed social marketing journal. SMQ features the latest research, innovations, and details on effective social marketing practice.

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