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

Transgender crisis hotline launches

11/25/2014

  • Towleroad
  • PinkNews.co.uk (U.K.)

A San Francisco-based group has begun the first crisis hotline dedicated to helping transgender people who may be suicidal. The Trans Lifeline is staffed with volunteers who have personal knowledge of… Read More

UCP SmartBrief

News to help people with disabilities lead a life without limits

UCP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: United Cerebral Palsy

Grocer puts focus on skills, not disabilities

11/23/2014

  • Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, Mass.)

David Orlovsky, store manager at Wegmans in Northboro, Mass., said he does not keep track of employees' disabilities but instead concentrates on ensuring they have the skills they need to do their job… Read More

UN Wire

News covering the UN and the world

UN Wire

Published in partnership with: United Nations Foundation

Deadline pushed back for Iran nuclear deal

11/24/2014

  • Al Jazeera
  • ABC News

Iran and six world powers have agreed to extend nuclear talks until July as it became clear today's deadline couldn't be met. 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

Keep the cold out this winter

11/24/2014

  • Boston Globe (tiered subscription model), The

Homeowners must prepare their properties for the winter season in order to maintain resale value and establish a healthy environment for residents, said Christina Hoffmann of the National Association … 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

Va. conservancy board establishes executive director position

11/25/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

The board of directors for the Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy in Virginia recently established an executive director position, and the organization last week named former president Nicole Hamilton to fi… Read More