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

Progressive Muslim group supports LGBT community

11/18/2014

  • Advocate.com

An advocacy group called Muslims for Progressive Values is seeking to bring together a community of progressive Muslims and supporters of LGBT and gender equality. The group, founded in 2007 by Ani Zo… 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

Excerpts from UN Dispatch

11/19/2014

  • UN Dispatch

"Map of the Day: Drowning as a Global Health Priority" 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

Calif. event board agrees to form nonprofit

11/20/2014

  • San Jose Inside (Calif.)

Board members for the San Jose Bike Party event have agreed to pursue incorporation in hopes of turning the event into a nonprofit organization. The move could help protect the event's organizers agai… Read More