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

Davis' "Grey's Anatomy" role expected to involve major recurring arc

8/26/2014

  • Hollywood Reporter (free content), The

In its 11th season, "Grey's Anatomy" will feature Academy Award-winner Geena Davis as a surgeon in a "major recurring arc." Davis comes to the set following her Golden Globe award-winning title role o… Read More

Gay Politics Report

News about the LGBT community

Gay Politics Report

Published in partnership with: Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute

Alan Turing receives royal pardon

8/26/2014

  • Washington Blade (Washington, D.C.)

Queen Elizabeth II last week officially granted a royal pardon to computer scientist Alan Turing, who committed suicide in 1954 following a conviction over a relationship with another man. Turing, who… Read More

UCP SmartBrief

News to help people with disabilities lead a life without limits

UCP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: United Cerebral Palsy

Physician has insight into struggles that children with CP face

8/25/2014

  • WestfairOnline.com (White Plains, N.Y.)

Dr. Kathleen Friel of the Clinical Laboratory for Early Brain Injury Recovery knows first-hand that children with cerebral palsy have difficulty with daily activities. Friel, who has cerebral palsy, r… Read More

UN Wire

News covering the UN and the world

UN Wire

Published in partnership with: United Nations Foundation

Dozens of UN peacekeepers detained by Syrian fighters

8/28/2014

  • Huffington Post, The

More than 80 United Nations peacekeepers are trapped along the Syrian side of the Golan Heights after 43 were detained today by an unidentified Syrian militant group. The peacekeepers are part of a gr… 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

Residents discover ways to prevent wildfire damage

8/26/2014

  • Columbian (Vancouver, Wash.), The

More than 1,000 communities in 41 states have joined the National Fire Protection Association's Firewise Communities, in order to protect homes and public spaces from wildfires by clearing brush, keep… Read More

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Housing industry news and information

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The MacArthur Foundation

Houston debates recycling plan's effect on minority neighborhoods

8/27/2014

  • TexasTribune.org (Austin)

A proposal to allow Houston residents to place trash and recycling in a single bin, to be sorted at a planned plant potentially located near a landfill, has sparked controversy about the implications … 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

Breaking the "glass closet"

8/13/2014

  • Knowledge@Wharton

No openly gay CEOs run Fortune 500 companies in the U.S. "Once that top CEO comes out, which I think will be in the next year, then you're going to see some others," says Kirk Snyder of the University… Read More

BoardSource SmartBrief

News for Nonprofit Governance

BoardSource SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: BoardSource

Nonprofits see rise in Social Security garnishments linked to student loans

8/28/2014

  • KTVZ-TV (Bend, Ore.)

Nonprofit groups such as American Student Assistance are helping older people who have had their Social Security payments garnished in order to pay outstanding student loans. Social workers say they a… Read More