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 Institute research prompts female lead in "The Little Prince"

4/15/2015

  • Vancouver Sun (British Columbia), The

"The Little Prince" director Mark Osborne decided to make his lead character a girl after being alerted by the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media about gender imbalances in children's films. "Ri… Read More

Gay Politics Report

News about the LGBT community

Gay Politics Report

Published in partnership with: Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute

Lesbian couple featured in Hillary Clinton's campaign video

4/17/2015

  • BuzzFeed

Christy Spitzer and Kassie Thornton were one of two LGBT couples featured Sunday in Hillary Clinton's first campaign video. "If we can be a part of anything that promotes marriage equality and engages… Read More

UN Wire

News covering the UN and the world

UN Wire

Published in partnership with: United Nations Foundation

UNHCR urges industrialized countries to take more Syrian refugees

4/17/2015

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Antonio Guterres, the United Nations high commissioner for refugees, is asking developed countries to accept 130,000 Syrian refugees over the next 24 months. Canada, Germany and the U.S. have pledged … 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

Best practices for social-function spending

4/14/2015

  • Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Associations may host special social functions under Illinois law, but board members must follow best practices to ensure they aren't over-spending to produce a positive community environment. HOA exp… Read More

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Housing industry news and information

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The MacArthur Foundation

Neighborhood tree density rises with income, study finds

4/15/2015

  • CityLab

Wealth is the best predictor of where urban tree canopies are densest, a study of seven U.S. cities has found. The study is one of the first to analyze factors associated with tree density across mult… 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

Nonprofit fights to eliminate Chicago unemployment

4/17/2015

  • National Journal

Skills for Chicagoland's Future is tackling unemployment in the city, analyzing companies' hiring needs and asking them to commit to hiring a certain number of unemployed individuals. The nonprofit fi… Read More