Nonprofit Resources of the Week – 2/4/24

Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Resources of the Week.

Notable Nonprofit Posts, Articles, & Other Resources:

What is Fred Korematsu Day? (Fred T. Korematsu Institute)

Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution honors the legacy of civil rights hero Fred T. Korematsu and his fight for racial equity, social justice, and human rights for all.

On this day, and every other day of the year, we hope that his story of perseverance in the face of adversity inspires others become more civically involved and to “stand up for what is right.”

Opinion: During Black History Month, Philanthropy Should Focus on the Future (Cora Daniels, Chronicle of Philanthropy)

Nonprofit Trends That Will Dominate 2024 (Forbes)

Coming Together: Partnerships, Consolidations, Mergers & Acquisitions (Julie L. Jones, Nonprofit Times)

The Johnson Amendment: Bite-Sized Morsels for 2024 (Linda Rosenthal, For Purpose Law Group)

CA Budget FY ’24-’25: A Big Deal for Nonprofits (Linda Rosenthal, For Purpose Law Group)

Segregation Helped Build Fortunes. What Does Philanthropy Owe Now? (Claire Dunning, Stanford Social Innovation Review)

More Funding is Flowing to Support Indigenous Peoples. How Much Is Making it to the Front Lines? (Michael Kavate, Inside Philanthropy)

The Future of Journalism: A Conversation with Monika Bauerlein of Mother Jones (Steve Dubb and Monika Bauerlein, Nonprofit Quarterly)

Apple’s new Vision Pro is a privacy mess waiting to happen (Geoffrey A. Fowler, Washington Post)

Significant Events:

  • “The head of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards has said the country is not afraid of war with the US, as the Pentagon weighs how directly to respond to the killing of three US military personnel in a drone attack in Jordan.” Guardian
  • “As Iran and the United States assessed the damage done by American airstrikes on 85 targets in Syria and Iraq, the ball suddenly shifted to Tehran’s court and its pending decision over whether to respond or take the hit and de-escalate.” NY Times
  • “To worship at the altar of mega-scale and to convince yourself that you should be the one making world-historic decisions on behalf of a global citizenry that did not elect you and may not share your values or lack thereof, you have to dispense with numerous inconveniences—humility and nuance among them. Many titans of Silicon Valley have made these trade-offs repeatedly. Many titans of Silicon Valley have made these trade-offs repeatedly. YouTube (owned by Google), Instagram (owned by Meta), and Twitter (which Elon Musk insists on calling X) have been as damaging to individual rights, civil society, and global democracy as Facebook was and is. Considering the way that generative AI is now being developed throughout Silicon Valley, we should brace for that damage to be multiplied many times over in the years ahead.” The Atlantic

Equity and Justice Related Articles & Resources:

California agrees to target the most struggling students to settle learning-loss lawsuit (John Feinsterwald, EdSource)

Sen. Tom Cotton Repeatedly Asks Singaporean CEO If He’s A Chinese Communist (Lydia O’Connor, Huffington Post)

Killing of the Flower Moon (film)

Climate Change Articles & Resources:

Climate change impacts (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

The Global North Needs to Stop Distancing Itself from Climate Migration (Anmol Irfan, Nonprofit Quarterly)

Opinion: What it will take to make clean energy affordable — for everyone (Bina Venkataraman, Washington Post)