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

Hollywood's lack of focus on women moviegovers yields box-office declines

7/16/2014

  • Hollywood Reporter, The

Many of this summer's blockbusters have failed to appeal to the women, which is proving to be more influential in box-office results. The opening-weekend audience for "Amazing Spider-Man 2" was only 3… Read More

Gay Politics Report

News about the LGBT community

Gay Politics Report

Published in partnership with: Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute

Founder of Ala. LGBT group discusses activism

7/22/2014

  • Washington Blade (Washington, D.C.)

Lane Galbraith, an Alabama man who in May publicly came out as transgender, in this article discusses his decision to found an LGBT advocacy organization in his hometown of Mobile. One of the issues G… Read More

UCP SmartBrief

News to help people with disabilities lead a life without limits

UCP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: United Cerebral Palsy

Clinic showcases wheelchair-based sports

7/21/2014

  • Dallas Morning News (free content), The

An adaptive sports clinic held at the University of Texas at Arlington gave people with disabilities who use power wheelchairs a chance to participate in soccer, hockey and bocce. Clinic organizer Mil… Read More

UN Wire

News covering the UN and the world

UN Wire

Published in partnership with: United Nations Foundation

Excerpts from UN Dispatch

7/22/2014

  • UN Dispatch

"Ban Ki-Moon, John Kerry in Cairo for Gaza Talks" 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

4 business practices to improve employee morale

7/14/2014

  • Inc. online (free registration)

Leaders who want to decrease turnover and improve employee engagement should model the appropriate physical, spiritual and emotional behaviors that encourage loyalty, writes Will Yakowicz. Steps inclu… Read More

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Housing industry news and information

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The MacArthur Foundation

Residents' safety in question at D.C. emergency shelter

7/16/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

A former hospital that now houses about 800 homeless people in Washington, D.C., has been the scene of violent assaults, sparking fear among residents, a newspaper investigation finds. It also is plag… 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

Ohio accounting careers program receives diversity award

7/7/2014

  • CPA Practice Advisor online

The Accounting Careers Awareness Program, which is run by the Ohio Society of CPAs, the Ohio CPA Foundation and the Ohio chapters of the National Association of Black Accountants, received a Power of … Read More

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