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

Strong female characters become more mainstream

10/14/2014

  • Atlantic online, The

An increasing amount of strong female roles are playing out on network television after traditionally being relegated to cable networks, writes Kevin O'Keeffe. He counts 30% strong female roles on net… Read More

Gay Politics Report

News about the LGBT community

Gay Politics Report

Published in partnership with: Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute

Mass. all-women's college implements transgender policy

10/21/2014

  • Huffington Post, The

Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts has sought to create a welcoming atmosphere for transgender students since announcing this fall that it would be accepting them, Kirk Carapezza writes. The campu… Read More

UCP SmartBrief

News to help people with disabilities lead a life without limits

UCP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: United Cerebral Palsy

Md. seeks to improve care for foster children with disabilities

10/20/2014

  • Baltimore Sun, The

Maryland health officials outlined five steps aimed at improving coordination among agencies that govern group homes for foster children with disabilities. It also created a task force to recommend im… Read More

UN Wire

News covering the UN and the world

UN Wire

Published in partnership with: United Nations Foundation

Excerpts from UN Dispatch

10/20/2014

  • UN Dispatch

"This is the World Health Organization that Member States Created" 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

Condo associations held accountable during resale

10/21/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Developers and condo associations are being held accountable for any misleading information provided to prospective buyers, according to a ruling by the high court of Maryland. Associations, which typ… Read More

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Housing industry news and information

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The MacArthur Foundation

Wash. experiment links stable housing, student performance

10/16/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

An initiative in Tacoma, Wash., offers rental assistance to parents who promise to keep their children enrolled for five years at McCarver Elementary School and become invested in their children's edu… 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

How to deal with mental illness in the workplace

10/8/2014

  • HR Magazine

Untreated mental illness in the workplace costs U.S. employers as much as $100 billion each year, according to the National Business Group on Health. Early detection and treatment of mental illness ca… Read More

BoardSource SmartBrief

News for Nonprofit Governance

BoardSource SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: BoardSource

Study: Pro bono service now found in all industries

10/21/2014

  • Huffington Post, The

A study finds that pro bono services are being offered in all major industries for the first time. Corporate giving through volunteer programs and cash contributions helps improve business outcomes, t… Read More