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

Whedon: Sexism perpetuates a lack of female-led superhero movies

1/28/2015

  • DigitalSpy.com (U.K.)

Director Joss Whedon says that the lack of superhero movies with female leads is a direct result of sexism in the industry. "There is genuine, recalcitrant, intractable sexism, and old-fashioned quiet… Read More

Gay Politics Report

News about the LGBT community

Gay Politics Report

Published in partnership with: Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute

Gay lawmaker named to House minority leadership role

1/30/2015

  • GayPolitics.com

Wisconsin Rep. Mark Pocan, a Democrat, was tapped by House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer on Thursday to serve as Senior Democratic Whip. Pocan, who is openly gay, took office in 2013. "In this new leaders… Read More

UN Wire

News covering the UN and the world

UN Wire

Published in partnership with: United Nations Foundation

Ban: African leaders should respect terms of office

1/30/2015

  • Yahoo
  • Yahoo

Leaders need to be prepared to leave office when their terms expire, Ban Ki-moon, United Nations secretary-general, told a summit of African Union leaders today. The UN chief also plans to encourage A… 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

Reassemble board, involve police to combat partying residents

1/27/2015

  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

A homeowner concerned with the partying ways of her neighbors who drink alcohol in the common areas -- even setting up tables and chairs that block the community's only entrance -- should reassemble t… Read More

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Housing industry news and information

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The MacArthur Foundation

Economic pains affect housing affordability in rural areas

1/28/2015

  • Atlantic online, The

The cost of housing is low in most rural areas compared with cities and suburbs, but that doesn't mean housing is affordable for residents. Struggling industries and limited job opportunities can lead… 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

Common problems with diversity and inclusion training

1/9/2015

  • Diversity Executive online

Diversity and inclusion training can fall flat if organizations fail to explain the business benefits, neglect the need for an integrated strategy or fail to discuss differences among various diversit… Read More

BoardSource SmartBrief

News for Nonprofit Governance

BoardSource SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: BoardSource

Charitable giving expected to fall 3% in 2015

1/30/2015

  • Chronicle of Philanthropy, The

Charitable donations, which were up 9% in 2014, are expected to decline at least 3% in 2015, according an Atlas of Giving survey. The organization acknowledged that its "forecast will change as events… Read More