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

2013: Female teen characters' hypersexualization in film drops


  • USC News (University of Southern California)

A new study from the Media, Diversity, & Social Change Initiative at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism found that in 2013 the percentage of female teens shown in sexy attire or… Read More

Gay Politics Report

News about the LGBT community

Gay Politics Report

Published in partnership with: Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute

GLAAD report criticizes representation of LGBT people in Hollywood films


  • Huffington Post, The
  • Hollywood Reporter, The

GLAAD's 2014 Studio Responsibility Index finds that 17 of the 102 major motion pictures released last year featured LGBT characters. Most of the LGBT characters in those films played insignificant rol… Read More

UCP SmartBrief

News to help people with disabilities lead a life without limits

UCP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: United Cerebral Palsy

Conn. parents call for more state disability funding



Connecticut parents want increased state spending on services to help their children with disabilities live independently when they become adults. Funding for the state's Department of Developmental S… Read More

UN Wire

News covering the UN and the world

UN Wire

Published in partnership with: United Nations Foundation

Excerpts from UN Dispatch


  • UN Dispatch

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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

HOAs come together for annual Neighborhood Retreat


  • State (Columbia, S.C.), The

More than 140 people from 18 neighborhoods in Charlotte, S.C., attended the fourth annual Neighborhood Retreat. The event brings homeowners associations together to discuss ways to improve their commu… Read More

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Housing industry news and information

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The MacArthur Foundation

Opinion: Move affordable housing to the suburbs in Twin Cities


  • Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.)

The suburbs are where most entry-level jobs are located in the Twin Cities, but most affordable housing is in the inner city. The solution is not to transport workers to the suburbs, but to place hous… 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


  • 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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