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

2 female filmmakers vying for Cannes' top award

4/22/2014

  • Mashable
  • Huffington Post, The

Naomi Kawase and Alice Rohrwacher are both in the running for the Palme d'Or, the top filmmaking award at the Cannes Film Festival in May. The past two years just one female director was up for the aw… Read More

Gay Politics Report

News about the LGBT community

Gay Politics Report

Published in partnership with: Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute

Transgender-focused documentary lauded at film festival

4/22/2014

  • Queerty

A documentary that centers on Puerto Rico's transgender community received a standing ovation after its screening at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York on Saturday. Produced by first-time filmmaker… Read More

UCP SmartBrief

News to help people with disabilities lead a life without limits

UCP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: United Cerebral Palsy

Anxiety disorders may worsen outcomes for children with ADHD

4/21/2014

  • DailyRx.com

Among 5- to 13-year-olds with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, two or more anxiety comorbidities were linked to lower quality of life scores, poorer daily functioning and more behavioral prob… Read More

UN Wire

News covering the UN and the world

UN Wire

Published in partnership with: United Nations Foundation

UNFPA chief: Rights of women and girls must be recognized

4/24/2014

  • Guardian (London), The

International politicians attending a gathering in Sweden are being urged by Babatunde Osotimehin, executive director of the United Nations Population Fund, to do more to ensure that the rights of wom… 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

Colo. HOAs weigh marijuana regulations

4/22/2014

  • Aurora Sentinel (Colo.), The

Many HOAs in Colorado are undecided on how or whether to regulate homeowners' use and cultivation of recreational marijuana. The state's Clean Air Act allows HOAs to forbid smoking in common areas, bu… Read More

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Housing industry news and information

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The MacArthur Foundation

Overcrowded housing leads to stress, mental health problems

4/23/2014

  • New America Media

Overcrowded housing conditions lead to increased stress and mental health problems in adults and falling grades and behavioral issues in children, a report by Housing Long Beach finds. The city of Lon… Read More

SmartBrief Insights

News for association leaders

SmartBrief Insights