Active Minds
Active Minds is the leading nonprofit organization that empowers students to speak openly about mental health in order to educate others and encourage help-seeking.  We are changing the culture on campuses and in the community by providing information, leadership opportunities and advocacy training to the next generation.

Afterschool Buddy
Our mission is to provide television programs, internet content, music & books that educate and entertain children everywhere with important life lessons that continue long after the school day is over.

American Optometric Association
Advocate for the profession and serve optometrists in meeting the eye care needs of the public.

The objectives of the AOA are centered on improving the quality and availability of eye and vision care. The AOA fulfills its missions in accordance with the following goals:

  1. Health care and public policy related to eye care will uniformly recognize optometrists as primary health care providers and ensure the public has access to the full scope of optometric care.
  2. Optometrists and other professionals will look to the American Optometric Association for professional standards, research and education leadership that serve to enhance and ensure competent, quality patient care.
  3. The public, optometrists and other professionals will turn to the American Optometric Association for reliable and current information related to optometry, eye care and health care policy.

American Soldier Network
To support veterans, military & their families here on the home front. We have several on hands outreach programs that give back to our heroes as well as create entertainment programs to honor, celebrate and thank our veterans.

AstraZeneca is an EIC partner in the mental health outreach, specifically with bipolar disorder. EIC develops information, briefing opportunities and PRISM recognition of accurate depictions of bipolar disorder.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
EIC has partnered with CDC for nearly 20 years on a variety of issues, from the Business and Labor Responds to AIDS (BRTA/LRTA) program in the early- to mid-80s to drug, alcohol and tobacco use and addiction issues today.

California Mental Health Services Authority
The mission of CalMHSA is to provide member counties a flexible, efficient, and effective administrative/fiscal structure focused on collaborative partnerships and pooling efforts in:

  • Development and implementation of common strategies and programs
  • Fiscal integrity, protections, and management of collective risk
  • Accountability at state, regional, and local levels

Chapman University
To provide personalized education of distinction that leads to inquiring, ethical and productive lives as global citizens.

Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
The Department of Justice is an EIC partner in the entertainment industry outreach regarding depictions of at-risk children and youth addressing internet safety, abuse and homelessness.

Each Mind Matters
Each Mind Matters is California’s Mental Health Movement. We are millions of individuals and thousands of organizations working to advance mental health. The mental health movement certainly didn’t start with us, but Each Mind Matters was created to unite all of us who share a vision of improved mental health and equality.

Our goal is to amplify the voices of all people who want to put an end to this stigma, creating a community where everyone feels comfortable reaching out for the support they deserve.

FX Networks
FX has been the official PRISM Awards network since 2003.

Fathom Events
Experience unique entertainment from the comfort of your local movie theater.
Fathom Events is the home of cinematic experiences that offer high quality, affordable entertainment events broadcast to the big screen. Audiences get the best seat in the house – in the comfort and convenience of their local movie theater – for live and pre-recorded concerts, world-class opera, sporting events, comedy acts, original programming featuring the biggest names in radio and television and many more.

Friends of NIDA
ENHANCE, promote support and supplement the activities of NIDA, foster greater public understanding of NIDA’s role in research and public education, and to assist the Institute in rapid and effective transfer of scientific data for the benefit of all people affected by drug abuse.

LEAD the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.

REDUCE the incidence of drug abuse and addiction by generating broad public and private support for the comprehensive and well funded research agenda for the federal National Institute on Drug Abuse.

EDUCATE the public, policy makers, media, healthcare leaders and treatment providers about research advances for drug treatment and prevention led by NIDA.

George Mason University
A public, comprehensive research university established by the Commonwealth of Virginia in the National Capital Region, we are an innovative and inclusive academic community committed to creating a more just, free, and prosperous world.

Hispanic Communications Network
Inspire, connect and empower Latino communities by leveraging our media network and working with clients and partners who share our vision to provide information and resources needed to improve quality of life.

Lockheed Martin
We solve complex challenges, advance scientific discovery and deliver innovative solutions to help our customers keep people safe and provide them essential services.

Meteor 17

  • Creates music-themed content for film, television, digital media, and radio
  • Consults with major media companies on projects ranging from traditional productions to innovative digital media
  • Advises emerging companies on developing creative, revenue-generating content with a music anchor and sensibility.

National Association of Broadcasters
The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) hosts EIC’s Picture This meetings in Washington, D.C. and is partnering with EIC for a special project on mental health. EIC is also one of the 120+ organizations involved in the Digital Television (DTV) Transition Coalition for NAB’s consumer awareness campaign for educating the public about the shift from analog broadcast TV to an all-digital system on February 17, 2009.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services
NIAAA has worked with EIC for years, and began an official partnership in 2005 to address the ongoing health and social concerns caused by alcohol abuse and alcoholism.

National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services
NIDA has partnered with EIC since 1986 to address veritably every aspect of drug and tobacco use and addiction, ranging from educational briefings to the PRISM Awards. NIDA was EIC’s original PRISM Awards founding partner in 1997. NIDA continues to provide technical assistance to PRISM Awards Nomination Review Committee.

National Institute on Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services
NIMH is partnering with EIC to develop depiction resources related to depression and suicide prevention that provides accurate terminology, symptoms, myth / reality data, personal accounts and expert referrals

News Corporation
News Corporation has been instrumental in supporting not only the PRISM Awards television special’s airing on FX, but also in EIC’s annual PRISM Awards celebration on Capitol Hill.

Advancing technology and science through flight.

Mission Elements:
-Perform flight research and technology integration to revolutionize aviation and pioneer aerospace technology.
-Validate space exploration concepts.
-Conduct airborne remote sensing and science missions
-Support operations of the International Space Station – for NASA and the nation.

National Legal AID and Defender Association
For 100 years, NLADA has pioneered access to justice at the national, state and local level through the creation of our public defender system, development of nationally applicable standards for legal representation, groundbreaking legal legislation and the creation of important institutions such as the Legal Services Corporation. NLADA serves as the collective voice for our country’s civil legal aid and public defender services and provides advocacy, training, technical assistance and the NLADA Insurance Program to its members, who are comprised of legal professionals, institutions and the people they represent.

National Science Foundation
To promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense….

The Act authorized and directed NSF to initiate and support:

  • basic scientific research and research fundamental to the engineering process,
  • programs to strengthen scientific and engineering research potential,
  • science and engineering education programs at all levels and in all the various fields of science and engineering,
  • programs that provide a source of information for policy formulation,
  • and other activities to promote these ends.

Northrop Grumman
Our mission is to be at the forefront of technology and innovation, delivering superior capability in tandem with maximized cost efficiencies. The security solutions we provide help secure freedoms for our nation as well as those of our allies. Squarely meeting our obligations, fiscally and technologically, isn’t just a business goal, but a moral imperative. To that end, as we evolve as a company, the responsibility we feel for our country and the citizens and troops we help support grows with us.

Office of Refugee Resettlement, Department of Health and Human Services
ORR partnered with EIC to bring attention to the travesty of human trafficking through briefings with experts and victims.

Pfizer, Inc.
Pfizer, Inc. initiated a partnership with EIC to reach out to the entertainment industry concerning Type 2 Diabetes: signs, symptoms and related complications if not detected and treated.

We unite strategic planning with compelling messages and award-winning design to advance new ideas, engage your audiences, and shape public opinion. We will partner with you to articulate your vision, amplify your voice, ratchet up your visibility, and demonstrate your value to your key audiences.

Our aim is to provide the finest, most technologically advanced power systems. Whether our products are for use on land, at sea or in the air, we continually strive to redefine what’s possible. To do this, we need the right people with the right skills. We need cutting-edge manufacturing processes. We need the latest research. And we need to understand our customers better than anyone else.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
SAMHSA joined EIC and PRISM Awards partners NIDA, RWJF and FX as a special partner for the special packaging of the PRISM Awards and a discussion guide to be distributed nearly 12,000 substance abuse treatment and recovery centers throughout the country. The special treatment center outreach takes place each September in honor of National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month. In 2006, SAMHSA engaged as a significant partner of the 11th Annual PRISM Awards and expanded entertainment industry outreach to emphasize treatment, recovery, mental health, depression and suicide prevention.

Special Olympics
Special Olympics is an EIC partner in our entertainment industry outreach regarding the depictions of people with intellectual disabilities. At the kick off meeting in Washington, DC, Vanessa Williams discussed her experience in the film, My Brother.

Sun Safety Alliance
SSA has partnered with the Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. to increase awareness of the importance of depicting sun-safe behaviors onscreen.

To bring focused energy to Higher Education’s leading high impact practices, increasing the emphasis on STEM pipeline-to-jobs (and what we call STEM 2.0). The SHEC will inventory and integrate current efforts whenever possible, building on the energy of others in support of boundary-breaking collaborations between higher education (two and four year institutions) and industry to achieve significant results that can be recognized and scaled-up.

STEM Education Coalition
The central mission of the STEM Education Coalition is to inform federal and state policymakers on the critical role that science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education plays in U.S. competitiveness and future economic prosperity.

Staunton Farm Foundation
The purpose of the foundation shall be to carry into effect the intent and purpose of the Last Will and Testament of Matilda S. McCready through grants to appropriate educational and charitable institutions, or by direct expenditures, for the study and treatment of persons suffering from curable neurotic functional disorders, mild mental and kindred ailments or recovery there from and for educational and charitable purposes in connection therewith.

The Joyce Foundation
The Joyce Foundation has partnered with EIC since 1999 to address the issue of gun violence, firearm safety and injury prevention. The Joyce Foundation partnered with EIC to initiate the EDGE Awards, which recognize outstanding depictions of gun violence-related issues onscreen and in music.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is the world’s largest philanthropy dedicated exclusively to health and health care. RWJF began its partnership with EIC in 1998 with the PRISM Awards and entertainment industry outreach regarding alcohol abuse and tobacco use.

Third Rock Radio
New Rock Discovery and what’s happening at NASA

TV Worldwide
AVA TV is the Official Internet TV Channel for the Association for Vascular Access (AVA), ( an association of healthcare professionals founded in 1985 to promote the emerging vascular access specialty. AVA TV programming supports AVA’s multidisciplinary membership in advancing research, professional and public education to shape practice and enhance patient outcomes, partnering with the device manufacturing community to bring about evidence-based innovation in vascular access.

U.S. Department of Labor
To foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights.

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s Veterans.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Protecting consumers and enhancing public health by maximizing compliance of FDA regulated products and minimizing risk associated with those products.

U.S. News and World Report
U.S. News has earned a reputation as the leading provider of service news and information that improves the quality of life of its readers by focusing on healthpersonal financeeducationtravel,carsnews and opinion. U.S. News & World Report’s signature franchises include its News You Can Use® brand of journalism and its “Best” series of consumer guides that include rankings of colleges,graduate schoolshigh schoolshospitalsnursing homesmutual fundshealth plansdiets and more

West Potomac Academy
The career focus at West Potomac Academy enables students to learn about various occupations in their field of interest.  In addition, they take part in many “hands-on” activities in and out of their classroom that provide a realistic view of available jobs.  Many individuals from a variety of local businesses and organizations enhance the learning process at West Potomac Academy by discussing their experiences and careers in our classrooms.  In addition, many welcome our students with internships, job shadowing, work opportunities, tours of their facilities, and more.  Due to outstanding teachers and community “partners in education”, students receive the necessary skills in the career fields to enter straight into most working industries.  Currently over 80% of Academy students are applying these skills as a foundation for a collegiate path to further study the career choice.

White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
The mission of the Office of Science and Technology Policy is threefold; first, to provide the President and his senior staff with accurate, relevant, and timely scientific and technical advice on all matters of consequence; second, to ensure that the policies of the Executive Branch are informed by sound science; and third, to ensure that the scientific and technical work of the Executive Branch is properly coordinated so as to provide the greatest benefit to society.

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