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

Lego female paleontologist set sells out in 3 days

8/12/2014

  • Guardian (London), The

Lego has released its first in a series of female scientist sets that features paleontologists in casual clothing. The set sold out in three days and was the idea of Stockholm-based geochemist Ellen K… Read More

Gay Politics Report

News about the LGBT community

Gay Politics Report

Published in partnership with: Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute

Campus Pride ranks 50 most LGBT-friendly colleges

8/19/2014

  • Washington Blade (Washington, D.C.)
  • Huffington Post, The

LGBT student resources organization Campus Pride on Friday released its sixth annual index of the country's top 50 most LGBT-friendly universities and colleges. The nonprofit organization, which aims … Read More

UCP SmartBrief

News to help people with disabilities lead a life without limits

UCP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: United Cerebral Palsy

Forum highlights challenges for students with disabilities

8/18/2014

  • Auburn Journal (Calif.)

Special education classes and community access were two big issues at a California State University forum for high-school students with disabilities. Attendee Zac Campbell of Auburn, Calif., said stud… Read More

UN Wire

News covering the UN and the world

UN Wire

Published in partnership with: United Nations Foundation

Excerpts from UN Dispatch

8/21/2014

  • UN Dispatch

"Standard Bank issued a report showing that Africa's middle class has tripled in size since 2000." 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

Md. HOA told to obey state's open-meetings law after pricey litigation

8/18/2014

  • Gazette (Gaithersburg, Md.), The

The Fountain Hills Community Association in Germantown, Md., has been reprimanded by Montgomery County for failing to comply with the state's open meetings act. Two residents -- both of whom have serv… Read More

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Housing industry news and information

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The MacArthur Foundation

Hidden in suburbs, poor households struggle

8/20/2014

  • Hartford Courant (Conn.), The

Lower-income households in New England suburbs are largely cut off from employment opportunities and lack the support services they need, finds a report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. "Their… 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

Breaking the "glass closet"

8/13/2014

  • Knowledge@Wharton

No openly gay CEOs run Fortune 500 companies in the U.S. "Once that top CEO comes out, which I think will be in the next year, then you're going to see some others," says Kirk Snyder of the University… Read More

BoardSource SmartBrief

News for Nonprofit Governance

BoardSource SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: BoardSource