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

Female airmen to become eligible for combat jobs

11/19/2014

  • Military.com

The Air Force is moving to open seven direct-combat jobs to women by early 2016, according to Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James. James noted that the Air Force is working to create gender-neutral … Read More

Gay Politics Report

News about the LGBT community

Gay Politics Report

Published in partnership with: Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute

S.C. city approves employment benefits for same-sex spouses

11/21/2014

  • ColaDaily.com (Columbia, S.C.)
  • Free Times (Columbia, S.C.)

The City Council of Columbia, S.C., on Tuesday voted to extend benefits to the same-sex spouses of city employees. The vote came on the same day that a federal appeals court ruled in favor of marriage… Read More

UCP SmartBrief

News to help people with disabilities lead a life without limits

UCP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: United Cerebral Palsy

Global deaths tied to preterm birth reach 1M annually

11/17/2014

  • BBC
  • Toronto Star, The

Premature birth was tied to more than 1 million global deaths annually, while childbirth complications contributed to an additional 720,000 deaths, according to a study in The Lancet. Researchers said… Read More

UN Wire

News covering the UN and the world

UN Wire

Published in partnership with: United Nations Foundation

Deadline pushed back for Iran nuclear deal

11/24/2014

  • Al Jazeera
  • ABC News

Iran and six world powers have agreed to extend nuclear talks until July as it became clear today's deadline couldn't be met. 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

San Diego HOA replaces greenery with desert landscaping

11/17/2014

  • KGTV-TV (San Diego)

California's drought has prompted the 4S Ranch Homeowners Association in San Diego to make plans to remove most of the greenery in community areas such as medians. The association plans to replace the… Read More

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Housing industry news and information

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The MacArthur Foundation

Sequestration led to loss of vouchers for 100,000 families

11/19/2014

  • Huffington Post, The

About 100,000 fewer U.S. families were receiving assistance from state and local housing agencies in June 2014 than in December 2012, according to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Agencies … 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

Substitute teacher fired for racial slurs in class

11/10/2014

  • DiversityInc magazine online

A substitute teacher in Chicago was accused of repeatedly referring to black students with a racial slur and calling them slaves during a lecture. The teacher was fired; one parent has urged police to… Read More

BoardSource SmartBrief

News for Nonprofit Governance

BoardSource SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: BoardSource

Project enables seniors to use discounts for charity

11/24/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Older Americans can redirect money they would have saved through senior citizens discounts to nonprofits of their choice through the Boomerang Giving project, which launched nationally this month. The… Read More