Government & Nonprofit

Lead Editor: James daSilva

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SmartBrief covers the news surrounding state and local governments, defense issues, advocacy concerns and the work of the United Nations Foundation.

Sherinian: Social Good Summit's inclusiveness helps drive change


  • Forbes

Inclusive participation in the Social Good Summit is the key to facilitating change, says Aaron Sherinian, United Nations Foundation vice president of public relations. "No one sector can drive the pr… Read More

Islamic State threat, national defense among voters' top concerns


  • USA Today

Polls suggest that national security and threats from the Islamic State and terrorists are rising in voters' minds as top issues for 2014 elections. Some 45% of Americans polled by CNN recently said t… Read More

New Zealand city embarks on initiative to install sensors


  • Next City

An initiative to install sensors to collect data in Christchurch, New Zealand, is a key part of a rebuild after the devastation from a 2011 earthquake. "We are looking to measure a mix of issues that … Read More