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

DGA: Only 17% of episodic TV directors last season were female

9/23/2014

  • Hollywood Reporter (free content), The

The Women's Steering Committee of the Directors Guild of America celebrated its 35th anniversary on Saturday, and put out a call to increase the number of women who work on television shows and in fil… Read More

Gay Politics Report

News about the LGBT community

Gay Politics Report

Published in partnership with: Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute

Basketball coaches association adds LGB discrimination protections

9/25/2014

  • OutSports.com

The National Association of Basketball Coaches has added "sexual orientation" to the language in their anti-discrimination and anti-bullying policies. The discrimination protections hold coaches accou… Read More

UCP SmartBrief

News to help people with disabilities lead a life without limits

UCP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: United Cerebral Palsy

Study: Yoga may enhance mind's ability to control a computer

9/29/2014

  • MedicalDaily.com

A study in the journal Technology found that people who practiced yoga and meditation were better able to use their mind to control a computer. University of Minnesota researchers suggest the small st… Read More

UN Wire

News covering the UN and the world

UN Wire

Published in partnership with: United Nations Foundation

Excerpts from UN Dispatch

9/29/2014

  • UN Dispatch

"Finding New Ways to Bridge the Aid Gap in Syria" 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

CAI Releases FHA Certification Guide

9/23/2014

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Federal Housing Administration (FHA) plays a major in role in housing finance through its Condominium Mortgage Insurance Program. FHA issued … Read More

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Housing industry news and information

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The MacArthur Foundation

How the housing bubble contributed to segregation

9/24/2014

  • CityLab

The housing bubble worsened segregation in U.S. neighborhoods even as credit access expanded, research has found. Although black homebuyers moved into diverse neighborhoods with better schools and ame… 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 does your state rank in gender equality?

9/8/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

A study by the personal finance site WalletHub ranked states on gender equality. The rankings are based on gender and income data from the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics and other sources. Read More

BoardSource SmartBrief

News for Nonprofit Governance

BoardSource SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: BoardSource

Nonprofits work to rescue shuttered theaters

9/29/2014

  • Kansas City Star (Mo.), The

Shuttered theaters in a number of small towns across the U.S. have recently been restored thanks to the efforts of local nonprofits. "The atmosphere and the energy that's coming off the theater, it's … Read More