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

Davis' "Grey's Anatomy" role expected to involve major recurring arc

8/26/2014

  • Hollywood Reporter (free content), The

In its 11th season, "Grey's Anatomy" will feature Academy Award-winner Geena Davis as a surgeon in a "major recurring arc." Davis comes to the set following her Golden Globe award-winning title role o… Read More

Gay Politics Report

News about the LGBT community

Gay Politics Report

Published in partnership with: Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute

All-women college opens doors to transgender applicants

8/29/2014

  • Huffington Post, The

California's Mills College has edited its admissions policies to allow consideration of transgender applicants who identify as female, becoming the first all-women higher education institution in the … Read More

UCP SmartBrief

News to help people with disabilities lead a life without limits

UCP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: United Cerebral Palsy

Diving gives people with disabilities new sense of freedom

9/1/2014

  • WBBM-TV (Chicago)

The nonprofit DiveSTARS helps people with injuries and developmental disabilities learn how to become certified scuba divers so they can dive with the mainstream diving community. Founder Mike Milosov… Read More

UN Wire

News covering the UN and the world

UN Wire

Published in partnership with: United Nations Foundation

Excerpts from UN Dispatch

9/2/2014

  • UN Dispatch

"As of today, the number of Syrian refugees has surpassed three million." 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

Pending homes sales rise in July

9/1/2014

  • Associated Press, The

U.S. pending home sales climbed 3.3% in July as mortgage interest rates declined to a 52-week-low 4.1% on average, according to the National Association of Realtors. Although the increase is positive,… Read More

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Housing industry news and information

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The MacArthur Foundation

Houston debates recycling plan's effect on minority neighborhoods

8/27/2014

  • TexasTribune.org (Austin)

A proposal to allow Houston residents to place trash and recycling in a single bin, to be sorted at a planned plant potentially located near a landfill, has sparked controversy about the implications … 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

Breaking the "glass closet"

8/13/2014

  • Knowledge@Wharton

No openly gay CEOs run Fortune 500 companies in the U.S. "Once that top CEO comes out, which I think will be in the next year, then you're going to see some others," says Kirk Snyder of the University… Read More

BoardSource SmartBrief

News for Nonprofit Governance

BoardSource SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: BoardSource

Kansas governor joins board of education nonprofit

9/2/2014

  • Wichita Eagle (Kan.), The

The office of Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback announced last week that the governor has been named to the board of Jobs for America's Graduates, a nonprofit that encourages at-risk youths to find career pat… Read More