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

Abeywardena of Clinton Global Initiative joins NYC administration

9/16/2014

  • Daily News (New York)

Penny Abeywardena, head of the Clinton Global Initiative for girls and women, has been chosen to serve as the international affairs commissioner for New York City mayor Bill de Blasio. She will work a… Read More

Gay Politics Report

News about the LGBT community

Gay Politics Report

Published in partnership with: Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute

Marriage ban in La. struck down

9/23/2014

  • Reuters
  • Washington Blade (Washington, D.C.)
  • ABC News

A Louisiana state judge on Monday ruled that the state's ban on marriage equality ban is unconstitutional, as it violates the rights to due process and equal protection. The underlying case involved a… Read More

UCP SmartBrief

News to help people with disabilities lead a life without limits

UCP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: United Cerebral Palsy

Mobile app translates printed text to voice

9/21/2014

  • Reuters

A mobile application released last week reads printed text aloud and can translate it into Braille when users take a picture of the text. Developed through a partnership between the National Federatio… Read More

UN Wire

News covering the UN and the world

UN Wire

Published in partnership with: United Nations Foundation

Excerpts from UN Dispatch

9/23/2014

  • UN Dispatch

"A big day here at the United Nations. Over 120 heads of state are coming to the United Nations today to participate in a one day summit on climate change." 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

More research needed to improve intervention

9/18/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Research has produced mixed findings on how moving families out of high-poverty areas affects their housing, employment and educational achievements. Some scholars argue that housing alone will not ch… 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

Pa. justices to consider nonprofit's role in political vote

9/23/2014

  • Legal Intelligencer (Philadelphia) (free registration), The

The Pennsylvania state Supreme Court is set to consider whether the board of directors for a nonprofit that administers health benefits for a local police union improperly used public funds to mail ou… Read More