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

Geena Davis: Bentonville Film Fest will make "big impact"

4/30/2015

  • PBS

Geena Davis recently told PBS' Tavis Smiley that the upcoming Bentonville Film Festival, which will celebrate women and diversity in film, is unique because it will offer guaranteed film distribution … Read More

Gay Politics Report

News about the LGBT community

Gay Politics Report

Published in partnership with: Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute

Hallmark Mother's Day campaign features transgender man

5/1/2015

  • Huffington Post, The

Hallmark recently launched a Mother's Day campaign that features Alex, a transgender man recounting his relationship with his mother. "The unconditional love that she's shown has made me a better pers… Read More

UN Wire

News covering the UN and the world

UN Wire

Published in partnership with: United Nations Foundation

Aid delivery in Nepal remains difficult

5/4/2015

  • Voice of America
  • Reuters
  • Guardian (London), The
  • Associated Press, The

Relief workers are struggling to reach those affected by the recent Nepal earthquake, especially those in rural areas. The expected arrival of monsoon season in June will increase health concerns, UNI… 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. Senate to kill construction-defects bill

4/28/2015

  • Denver Post, The

The Colorado Senate is expected to kill a bill that would make it more difficult for homeowners to sue over faulty construction to boost condo development. "This is a big complex problem, and it's bei… Read More

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Housing industry news and information

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The MacArthur Foundation

8 communities added to list of HUD Promise Zones

4/29/2015

  • ABC News

The Housing and Urban Development Department announced eight additional Promise Zone locations this week. The program doesn't direct money to the areas, but it gives them an advantage for securing gra… 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

People with autism finding more workplace opportunities

4/5/2015

  • Huffington Post, The

Companies are starting to recognize the workplace potential of employees with autism and intellectual disabilities. In fact, employment was the theme of last week's World Autism Awareness Day. Even so… Read More

BoardSource SmartBrief

News for Nonprofit Governance

BoardSource SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: BoardSource

S.D. man using $10K grant to launch fitness programs on reservations

5/4/2015

  • KELO-TV (Sioux Falls, S.D.)

A $10,000 grant from the nonprofit Running Strong will be used to form two-day health and fitness camps for youths at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Grant recipient James Pine will… Read More