Ad 2 DC Presents: You Can't Do That

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Advertising Ethics & Best Practices


Join us on 2/22 at Howard University for "You Can't Do That," a panel discussion about advertising ethics and what brands can and cannot say in their ads. Speakers will brief us on the legal precautions brands have to consider when choosing copy, best practices to avoid controversy and how to become culturally competent. This is a free event hosted by Ad 2 DC’s Government Relations and Diversity Committees. 

Why join us? 

  • Learn to bridge the gab between what's legal and acceptable
  • Hear from our expert panelists
  • Great opportunity for students and marketing professionals to learn together


  • Elizabeth Sanger - Attorney, Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Division of Advertising Practices 

  • Amanda Nguyen - Principal & Director of Marketing Strategy, CHIEF

  • Karen Baker - host of "Behind the Mind" Radio Show

  • Anthony Leonard - co-host of "Behind the Mind" Radio Show

Moderated by: Dr. Joanna L. Jenkins,
Assistant Professor & Sequence Coordinator,
Howard University School of Communications
Department of Strategic, Legal and Management Communication


Event Details:

When: February 22, 2018 // 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Where: Howard University, Interdisciplinary Research Building (IRB Building) //
2201 Georgia Ave NW // Washington, DC 20059 

Metro: Howard/Shaw Metro (Green Line)

Parking: Street and area garages

February 22nd, 2018 6:30 PM   through   8:30 PM
Howard University
Interdisciplinary Research Building (IRB)
2201 Georgia Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20059
United States

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