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

Women are the rising stars of the video game industry

10/29/2014

  • Evening Standard (London)

"Halo" franchise executive producer is Kiki Wolfkill, Lift London senior producer Charu Desodt, game developer Mitu Khandaker and Mind Candy President Divinia Knowles are among the growing number of w… Read More

Gay Politics Report

News about the LGBT community

Gay Politics Report

Published in partnership with: Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute

LGBT group unveils new name

10/28/2014

  • Washington Blade (Washington, D.C.)

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays on Friday announced that the organization would change its name simply to PFLAG to better reflect its inclusiveness. PFLAG spokesperson Liz Owen said… Read More

UCP SmartBrief

News to help people with disabilities lead a life without limits

UCP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: United Cerebral Palsy

Modified toy cars give young children freedom to explore

10/27/2014

  • Disability Scoop

The Go Baby Go initiative, which began at the University of Delaware, modifies toy vehicles, such as a Fisher-Price Power Wheels car, so toddlers with disabilities can get around and explore. Collabor… Read More

UN Wire

News covering the UN and the world

UN Wire

Published in partnership with: United Nations Foundation

Excerpts from UN Dispatch

10/29/2014

  • UN Dispatch

"Protesters Have Taken to the Streets of Burkina Faso in Impressive Numbers" 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 bulletin boards must be open to all viewpoints

10/27/2014

  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

HOA managers who use locked glass bulletin board cases to promote their own agendas are putting the association at risk of being sued, write attorneys Donie Vanitzian and Zachary Levine. Association-o… Read More

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Housing industry news and information

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The MacArthur Foundation

In a twist, rising home equity leads to lower prices

10/29/2014

  • CNBC

The rise in U.S. home prices is slowing, with average appreciation expected to fall to 3% year-over-year in the next 12 months, says Spencer Rascoff, CEO of Zillow. Across the U.S., fewer homeowners h… 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 to deal with mental illness in the workplace

10/8/2014

  • HR Magazine

Untreated mental illness in the workplace costs U.S. employers as much as $100 billion each year, according to the National Business Group on Health. Early detection and treatment of mental illness ca… Read More

BoardSource SmartBrief

News for Nonprofit Governance

BoardSource SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: BoardSource

Calif. nonprofit board plans residential community for disabled

10/30/2014

  • Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, Calif.)

Board members of Pleasanton, Calif., nonprofit Sunflower Hill have announced plans to build a residential community for developmentally disabled adults. Board president Susan Houghton says the project… Read More