A panel of law enforcement officials, brought together by President Obama to review the country’s policing practices, issued its final report this week. Several associations weighed in on the report’s recommendations.
Is it time to try to make contact with intelligent life forms beyond our solar system? The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Institute thinks so. The group recently brought its message to the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s annual meeting.
When it comes to creating viral content, one name stands out: BuzzFeed. Rather than try to mimic the social media site, the Meetings Mean Business campaign decided to go a different route. It joined BuzzFeed Community.
No sensitive information was compromised, the institute says, but an estimated 600,000 to 700,000 nonprofits that use its National Center for Charitable Statistics service were affected by the breach, which accessed email addresses, usernames, passwords and other data.
Nearly all full-time employees have access to a number of paid leave options, according to a new study by the Families and Work Institute and Society for Human Resource Management. The same cannot be said for part-time staffers.
The Oscars stage gives winners an opportunity to talk about causes that are near and dear to them. This year, thanks to its part in a big Oscar win, the Alzheimer’s Association felt some of that love.
The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, for the first time, considered the impact of the American diet on the environment. Several meat and farming groups say the group overstepped its bounds.
When it moved into its new offices earlier this year, the American Gaming Association ensured that the space properly reflected the industry it represents. While the design is fun and appealing, it also helps AGA tell a better story.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations is ramping up its efforts to track and combat anti-Muslim prejudice, with help from its chapters and student organizations nationwide. The recent murders of three North Carolina students only underscored the need for action, CAIR says.
Its original mission largely accomplished, the association for food truck operators in the DC region needed a new sense of purpose. The group found it with its inaugural Capital City Food Truck Convention.