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

Strong female characters become more mainstream

10/14/2014

  • Atlantic online, The

An increasing amount of strong female roles are playing out on network television after traditionally being relegated to cable networks, writes Kevin O'Keeffe. He counts 30% strong female roles on net… Read More

Gay Politics Report

News about the LGBT community

Gay Politics Report

Published in partnership with: Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute

Federal judge strikes down Ariz. marriage ban

10/17/2014

  • BuzzFeed

A federal judge on Friday ruled that Arizona's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. The judge cited a precedent set by a federal appeals court that struck down bans in Idaho an… Read More

UCP SmartBrief

News to help people with disabilities lead a life without limits

UCP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: United Cerebral Palsy

Conn. renews efforts to help people with disabilities get jobs

10/13/2014

  • Day (New London, Conn.) (free registration), The

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy reconvened the Governor's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities to help more people with disabilities get jobs. His liaison to the disability community, Jo… Read More

UN Wire

News covering the UN and the world

UN Wire

Published in partnership with: United Nations Foundation

Excerpts from UN Dispatch

10/20/2014

  • UN Dispatch

"This is the World Health Organization that Member States Created" 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

Association rules can override concealed carry license in common areas

10/13/2014

  • Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Residents with concealed carry licenses may legally store a firearm in their home or vehicle, but associations reserve the right to prohibit firearms in common element amenities or at association even… Read More

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Housing industry news and information

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The MacArthur Foundation

Wash. experiment links stable housing, student performance

10/16/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

An initiative in Tacoma, Wash., offers rental assistance to parents who promise to keep their children enrolled for five years at McCarver Elementary School and become invested in their children's edu… 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

Donations to largest U.S. charities up almost 11%

10/20/2014

  • Chronicle of Philanthropy, The

Donations to charities on The Chronicle of Philanthropy's Philanthropy 400 list increased about 11% in 2013. The spike in charitable donations was attributed to wealthy individual donors and a rising … Read More