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

Duke University acknowledges LGBT students in application

9/16/2014

  • Advocate.com

Duke University has modified its application by adding a voluntary question that aims to appeal to prospective LGBT students. The question invites applicants to share an experience related to their se… Read More

UCP SmartBrief

News to help people with disabilities lead a life without limits

UCP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: United Cerebral Palsy

Company tests electric car for people with disabilities

9/15/2014

  • Orange County Register (Santa Ana, Calif.) (free content), The

Chairiot Mobility's Chairiot Solo is being tested in Riverside, Calif., to see how well it works for people with disabilities. People can drive the single-occupant electric car after rolling their whe… Read More

UN Wire

News covering the UN and the world

UN Wire

Published in partnership with: United Nations Foundation

Excerpts from UN Dispatch

9/18/2014

  • UN Dispatch

"Suspicious Deaths in Syria and a Vaccine Campaign Suspended" 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

Retirees increasingly opt for local, downsized lifestyle

9/15/2014

  • Journal News (White Plains, N.Y.) (tiered subscription model), The

More retiring baby boomers are choosing to downsize their homes but remain in their communities to live out their golden years, and developers are responding by building condos and co-ops in suburban … 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

How nonprofit, private-sector organizations can thrive together

9/18/2014

  • Stanford Social Innovation Review

Nonprofits and commercial interests can work together to promote social change, but to do so they must overcome certain myths, write five nonprofit and private-sector leaders. For instance, philanthro… Read More