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

Shonda Rhimes credits other women for paving her way to success

12/11/2014

  • Hollywood Reporter, The

Designer Roberto Coin and Shonda Rhimes

Shonda Rhimes, who was recognized with the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award on Wednesday in Hollywood, said she can't take credit for breaking the glass ceiling. "I picked my spot in the glass and call… Read More

Gay Politics Report

News about the LGBT community

Gay Politics Report

Published in partnership with: Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute

Google+ creates custom gender option

12/16/2014

  • Advocate.com

An update to social network Google+ last week allows users to enter a custom gender option, adding to the previously available male, female and "other" options. Facebook earlier this year expanded its… Read More

UCP SmartBrief

News to help people with disabilities lead a life without limits

UCP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: United Cerebral Palsy

Pa. company gets grant for wheelchair-mounted robotic arm

12/15/2014

  • Pennsylvania Business Daily

RE2 in Pennsylvania said it will use a National Institutes of Health grant to develop a Patient Assist Robotic Arm so people with disabilities can transfer themselves from a wheelchair to another seat… Read More

UN Wire

News covering the UN and the world

UN Wire

Published in partnership with: United Nations Foundation

Excerpts from UN Dispatch

12/15/2014

  • UN Dispatch

"The last Ebola patient being treated in Mali has survived the disease and been released, the Health Ministry said Friday, leaving no known cases in the West African country." 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

Owners must pursue HOA documents to stay up to date

12/16/2014

  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Homeowners associations are not mandated to retain records or attach supporting documents to changes in policy or budgets, which makes it difficult for homeowners to stay on top of CCRs and monitor th… Read More

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Housing industry news and information

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The MacArthur Foundation

Rent-control laws create friction in D.C.

12/11/2014

  • Washington City Paper

Rent-control laws and the exceptions provided for landlords to raise rents are a source of friction among tenants and landlords in Washington, D.C., particularly in up-and-coming neighborhoods. Certai… 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

Miami-Dade County hears opposition to transgender protections

12/8/2014

  • Miami Herald (tiered subscription model), The

Advocates of legislation to ban discrimination against transgender people encountered strong opposition in Miami-Dade County last month. Opponents argued that the legislation is unnecessary and immora… Read More

BoardSource SmartBrief

News for Nonprofit Governance

BoardSource SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: BoardSource

One Fund Boston to close after almost $80 million in donations

12/16/2014

  • Richmond Times-Dispatch (Va.)

One Fund Boston, a nonprofit that helped victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, will stop accepting donations at the end of the year, after receiving more than 200,000 donations totaling almost $80 … Read More