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

Lauren Faust on the difficulties of selling girl cartoons to networks

9/11/2014

  • YouTube

Lauren Faust, director of Sony Pictures' "Medusa," talks about how she has always pushed for better gender representation in cartoons and animated features, despite hearing that there was no market fo… Read More

Gay Politics Report

News about the LGBT community

Gay Politics Report

Published in partnership with: Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute

Duke University acknowledges LGBT students in application

9/16/2014

  • Advocate.com

Duke University has modified its application by adding a voluntary question that aims to appeal to prospective LGBT students. The question invites applicants to share an experience related to their se… Read More

UCP SmartBrief

News to help people with disabilities lead a life without limits

UCP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: United Cerebral Palsy

Company tests electric car for people with disabilities

9/15/2014

  • Orange County Register (Santa Ana, Calif.) (free content), The

Chairiot Mobility's Chairiot Solo is being tested in Riverside, Calif., to see how well it works for people with disabilities. People can drive the single-occupant electric car after rolling their whe… Read More

UN Wire

News covering the UN and the world

UN Wire

Published in partnership with: United Nations Foundation

Excerpts from UN Dispatch

9/16/2014

  • UN Dispatch

"How unprecedented is the Ebola outbreak in west Africa?" 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

Retirees increasingly opt for local, downsized lifestyle

9/15/2014

  • Journal News (White Plains, N.Y.) (tiered subscription model), The

More retiring baby boomers are choosing to downsize their homes but remain in their communities to live out their golden years, and developers are responding by building condos and co-ops in suburban … Read More

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Housing industry news and information

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The MacArthur Foundation

Denver unveils one-stop health facility for homeless residents

9/10/2014

  • Denver Post, The
  • Huffington Post, The

The Stout Street Health Center in Denver offers coordinated care for vision, dental, mental and other health problems for those who are homeless. When doctors determine that patients have other health… 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

How "design-thinking" can enhance nonprofit activities

9/16/2014

  • BoardSource

Many nonprofits are "design-thinking" as a way of ensuring that programs properly address the needs of end-users, consultant Theresa Reid writes. Implementing the strategy involves six steps, the firs… Read More