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

Media helps shape girls' body image, self esteem

4/8/2014

  • Daily Beast, The

Despite 63% of girls thinking the body image standards of the fashion industry are "unrealistic," 60% say they still compare their bodies to fashion models. A change in how young women perceive their … Read More

Gay Politics Report

News about the LGBT community

Gay Politics Report

Published in partnership with: Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute

TV network apologizes for trans insensitivity

4/15/2014

  • Advocate.com
  • Huffington Post, The

LGBT TV network Logo and the producers of its show "RuPaul's Drag Race" issued apologies Monday for a segment that critics called transphobic. The network and producers thanked the transgender communi… Read More

UCP SmartBrief

News to help people with disabilities lead a life without limits

UCP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: United Cerebral Palsy

Program gives computers to students with disabilities

4/14/2014

  • WLS-TV (Chicago)

The Assistive Technology Exchange Network in suburban Chicago, run by United Cerebral Palsy Seguin of Greater Chicago, refurbishes old computers and donates them to students with disabilities througho… Read More

UN Wire

News covering the UN and the world

UN Wire

Published in partnership with: United Nations Foundation

UN Radio

4/17/2014

  • UN Radio

Evidence, experience and aspirations are the basis for Disaster Risk Reduction. 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

HOA works to restore historic Colorado ranch

4/15/2014

  • KCNC-TV (Denver)

The Stagecoach Meadows HOA has teamed with the Historic Fraser organization in Fraser, Colo., to restore the 4 Bar 4 Ranch, a dining hall and hotel that was built in 1895. The HOA owns the buildings a… Read More

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Housing industry news and information

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The MacArthur Foundation

Loan initiative seeks to transform small rental buildings in Chicago

4/17/2014

  • Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Chicago nonprofit lender Community Investment Corp., working with other groups and lenders, has created a $26 million loan pool to help local developers rehabilitate small, vacant rental buildings. Go… Read More

SmartBrief Insights

News for association leaders

SmartBrief Insights