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

Lauren Faust on the difficulties of selling girl cartoons to networks

9/11/2014

  • YouTube

Lauren Faust, director of Sony Pictures' "Medusa," talks about how she has always pushed for better gender representation in cartoons and animated features, despite hearing that there was no market fo… Read More

Gay Politics Report

News about the LGBT community

Gay Politics Report

Published in partnership with: Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute

Anti-homophobia soccer campaign gains momentum in U.K.

9/12/2014

  • Gay Star News
  • Advocate.com

U.K.-based advocacy group Stonewall says support is building for its Rainbow Laces campaign. The campaign, which aims to bring attention to the issue of homophobia in soccer, has received more than 10… 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

General Assembly's annual session will include post-2015 focus

9/15/2014

  • Rappler (Philippines)
  • Oshkosh Northwestern (Wis.) (tiered subscription model)

The United Nations General Assembly opens its 69th session on Tuesday and faces a range of world issues, including climate, development goals and war. U.S. President Barack Obama has nominated Sen. Ro… 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 managers win legal fight over lawyers

9/8/2014

  • Sarasota Herald-Tribune (Fla.)

A new Florida law will let HOA managers continue to perform administrative responsibilities that attorneys argued were their domain. The Florida Bar Association claimed many managers were essentially … Read More

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Housing industry news and information

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The MacArthur Foundation

Denver unveils one-stop health facility for homeless residents

9/10/2014

  • Denver Post, The
  • Huffington Post, The

The Stout Street Health Center in Denver offers coordinated care for vision, dental, mental and other health problems for those who are homeless. When doctors determine that patients have other health… 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

Do nonprofits invest enough in leadership development?

9/15/2014

  • Stanford Social Innovation Review

Nonprofits lag behind the private sector in terms spending on leadership development programs, writes Ira S. Hirschfield, the president and a trustee of the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund. "In light… Read More

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