Advocacy & Development

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief

News on gender issues in children's media

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

Analysis: Women are a quiet force in video game design

8/20/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Some of the most original and popular video games in history have been made by women, but there is little recognition of that fact within and outside the industry, writes video game reviewer Chris Sue… Read More

Gay Politics Report

News about the LGBT community

Gay Politics Report

Published in partnership with: Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute

Fla.'s economy would benefit from marriage equality, study finds

8/22/2014

  • Advocate.com
  • Reuters

Marriage equality would add as much as $182 million to Florida's economy over three years and generate more than $12 million in tax revenue, according to a study from the Williams Institute. More than… Read More

UCP SmartBrief

News to help people with disabilities lead a life without limits

UCP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: United Cerebral Palsy

Forum highlights challenges for students with disabilities

8/18/2014

  • Auburn Journal (Calif.)

Special education classes and community access were two big issues at a California State University forum for high-school students with disabilities. Attendee Zac Campbell of Auburn, Calif., said stud… Read More

UN Wire

News covering the UN and the world

UN Wire

Published in partnership with: United Nations Foundation

Excerpts from UN Dispatch

8/22/2014

  • UN Dispatch

"South Sudan is quite possibly on the verge of famine." Read More

Community Association Management SmartBrief

News for community association managers

Community Association Management SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Board of Certification for Community Association Managers

Md. HOA told to obey state's open-meetings law after pricey litigation

8/18/2014

  • Gazette (Gaithersburg, Md.), The

The Fountain Hills Community Association in Germantown, Md., has been reprimanded by Montgomery County for failing to comply with the state's open meetings act. Two residents -- both of whom have serv… Read More

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Housing industry news and information

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The MacArthur Foundation

Hidden in suburbs, poor households struggle

8/20/2014

  • Hartford Courant (Conn.), The

Lower-income households in New England suburbs are largely cut off from employment opportunities and lack the support services they need, finds a report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. "Their… Read More

SmartBrief Insights

News for association leaders

SmartBrief Insights

Inclusion Solutions

News on diversity and inclusion for the accounting profession

Inclusion Solutions

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

Breaking the "glass closet"

8/13/2014

  • Knowledge@Wharton

No openly gay CEOs run Fortune 500 companies in the U.S. "Once that top CEO comes out, which I think will be in the next year, then you're going to see some others," says Kirk Snyder of the University… Read More

BoardSource SmartBrief

News for Nonprofit Governance

BoardSource SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: BoardSource