Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 1/14/22

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

Notable Events of the Week:

  • “With infection rates mounting, the Omicron variant has ushered in a new and disorienting phase of the pandemic, leaving Americans frustrated and dismayed that the basic elements they thought they understood about the coronavirus are shifting faster than ever.” NY Times
  • “The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked the Biden administration from enforcing a vaccine-or-testing mandate for large employers, dealing a blow to a key element of the White House’s plan to address the pandemic as coronavirus cases resulting from the Omicron variant are on the rise.” NY Times
  • “Democrats’ hopes of finally pushing through voting rights legislation after months of Republican opposition appeared to be fatally wounded Thursday after Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) announced she would not support changing Senate rules that have long allowed a minority of senators to block legislation.” Washington Post

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

Racial Equity / BLM:

More than 1,700 congressmen once enslaved Black people. This is who they were, and how they shaped the nation. (Julie Zauzmer Weil, Adrian Blanco and Leo Dominguez, Washington Post)

Slavery, Abolition, Emancipation and Freedom Primary Sources from Houghton Library (Harvard Library)

Lawmakers and leaders push for a national museum of Asian Americans (Harmeet Kaur, CNN)

How Pacific Islanders have been left to fend for themselves in the pandemic (Rachel Ramirez, Vox)

Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street (film)

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