A Public Service Announcement (PSA) is a short 30- to 60-second message that radio and television stations run at no cost. They do this to support the community and serve the public interest. They are a cost-effective way to raise awareness in the community.

Radio stations receive PSAs as audio files, typically recorded as 30- or 60-second messages, that are created by local groups. We created PSAs for our launch in Reno, and encourage you to do the same. You can either create and produce them yourselves, or send the scripts to radio and TV stations and ask them for support in doing so.

We encourage you to use local celebrities and talent to support you in the PSAs, as the more trusted the person delivering the message, the more likely your supporters are to act. Trust is key when developing the Science of Hope.

You can check out the PSAs we did in Reno, and see how we engaged local champions to share the message. If you are interested in making a PSA for your community, simply download the video template provided, and ask your friends, family, local celebrities, and hope champions to record their message and voice to help you #SpreadHope.

Get your town to take the Five Day Global Hope Challenge. Get the community measuring their hope, practicing hope skills, and teaching Hopeful Minds in schools and afterschool programs. Let everyone know that no matter what anyone faces, they are not alone, and there is help. Here are some sample PSA scripts that you can use for your PSAs:

PSA English 1

  • Did you know that hope is teachable?
  • That hope is a skill that you can practice?
  • That we can all practice?
  • Did you know that hope predicts your GPA?
  • Sports performance,
  • And your health?
  • Check out the free 30 Day Global Hope Challenge
  • At www.hopefulcities.org
  • 30 days, 30 lessons, 30 actions.
  • And sign up to take the free Global Hope Challenge
  • At Hopefulcities.org

PSA English 2

  • Did you know
  • Hope (have a bunch of different people saying hope)
  • Is teachable?
  • Did you know Hope is a science?
  • Did you know that you can measure hope?
  • Visit HopefulCities.org 
  • Get local resources to support you in these challenging times
  • It’s okay to reach out and ask for help
  • At www.hopefulcities.org 
  • Join the Hopeful Cities Movement
  • Today

PSA Spanish 1

    • ¿Sabías que la esperanza se puede enseñar?
    • ¿Que la esperanza es una habilidad que se puede practicar?
    • ¿Incluso todos la podemos practicar?
    • ¿Sabías que la esperanza está vinculada a tu rendimiento escolar?
    • …a tu rendimiento deportivo?
    • Y a tu salud?
    • Participa en el Challenge de la Esperanza Global de 30 días en español y sin costo alguno
    • Visita www.hopefulcities.o-r-g
    • 30 días, 30 lecciones, 30 acciones.
    • Registrate ahora en Hopeful Cities Punto O-R-G.

PSA Spanish 2

  • Sabías
  • ¡Reno es la primera ciudad esperanzada del mundo!
  • ¿Sabías que la esperanza es una ciencia?
  • ¿Sabías que puedes medir la esperanza?
  • Visite HopefulCities.org
  • Obtenga recursos locales para apoyarlo en estos tiempos desafiantes
  • Está bien comunicarte y pedir ayuda
  • En www.hopefulcities.org
  • Únete a nosotros hoy
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