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

DGA: Only 17% of episodic TV directors last season were female

9/23/2014

  • Hollywood Reporter (free content), The

The Women's Steering Committee of the Directors Guild of America celebrated its 35th anniversary on Saturday, and put out a call to increase the number of women who work on television shows and in fil… Read More

Gay Politics Report

News about the LGBT community

Gay Politics Report

Published in partnership with: Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute

Serbian city hosts pride march

9/29/2014

  • Huffington Post, The
  • BuzzFeed

Several hundred gay activists marched Sunday through downtown Belgrade, Serbia, under the protection of riot police and armored vehicles. No large-scale violence occurred, although a few small fights … Read More

UCP SmartBrief

News to help people with disabilities lead a life without limits

UCP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: United Cerebral Palsy

Study: Yoga may enhance mind's ability to control a computer

9/29/2014

  • MedicalDaily.com

A study in the journal Technology found that people who practiced yoga and meditation were better able to use their mind to control a computer. University of Minnesota researchers suggest the small st… Read More

UN Wire

News covering the UN and the world

UN Wire

Published in partnership with: United Nations Foundation

Kathy Calvin: Eradicating poverty by 2030 is possible

9/30/2014

  • MSNBC

The world has "halved poverty in the last 15 years, and we know we can get there in 2030 to eliminate it," said Kathy Calvin, president and CEO of the United Nations Foundation. Giving girls the oppor… 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

Colo. city seeks to block HOAs from suing builders

9/30/2014

  • Denver Post, The

Lakewood City Council in Colorado is taking on the state's construction defects law with a new ordinance that would make it more difficult for homeowner associations to sue builders over construction … Read More

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Housing industry news and information

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The MacArthur Foundation

How the housing bubble contributed to segregation

9/24/2014

  • CityLab

The housing bubble worsened segregation in U.S. neighborhoods even as credit access expanded, research has found. Although black homebuyers moved into diverse neighborhoods with better schools and ame… 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

What nonprofits can learn from the N.Y. Fed's missteps

9/29/2014

  • NonprofitQuarterly.org

A university professor hired to investigate why the Federal Reserve Bank of New York failed to prevent the recession after the 2009 financial crisis has concluded that the Fed was too "risk-averse to … Read More