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

Uma Thurman supports young filmmakers in Jameson First Shot contest

7/30/2014

  • Daily Express (London)

Three Jameson First Shot contest winners, including Jessica Valentine for her "Jump" film, had their films shown at the YouTube Space LA over the weekend. The contest gives new filmmakers a chance to … Read More

Gay Politics Report

News about the LGBT community

Gay Politics Report

Published in partnership with: Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute

Ugandan anti-LGBT law struck down by court

8/1/2014

  • ABC News
  • Time.com
  • Washington Blade (Washington, D.C.)

A Ugandan law that imposes a life sentence for homosexuality is "null and void," the country's Constitutional Court ruled today. Parliamentarian Speaker Rebecca Kadaga acted illegally by allowing the … 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

7/28/2014

  • DailyVoice.com

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

UN: Fewer people killed in Iraq during July

8/1/2014

  • Yahoo

At least 1,737 people were killed in Iraq during July, or nearly 700 fewer than the previous month, says the United Nations. In May, about 800 people were killed in violence. 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

Mass. bill would ease homeowner access to condo documents

7/28/2014

  • Boston Globe (tiered subscription model), The

Existing Massachusetts law articulates strict requirements for volunteer community association board members to provide access to substantive books and records, including financial documents, to homeo… Read More

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Housing industry news and information

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The MacArthur Foundation

Boston-area project has unusual financing strategy

7/30/2014

  • Boston Globe (tiered subscription model), The

Trinity Financial is working to turn a parking garage site along a transit line in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood into a housing complex for both low-income and middle-income residents. Most new hou… 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