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:
- “The House made history Wednesday by impeaching a president for a second time, indicting President Trump a week before he leaves office for inciting a riot with false claims of a stolen election that led to the storming of the Capitol and five deaths.” Washington Post
- “The F.B.I. on Wednesday urged police chiefs across the country to be on high alert for extremist activity and to share intelligence on any threats they encounter, as the U.S. government issued a dire intelligence bulletin warning of potential violence ahead of the inauguration.” NY Times
- “President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Thursday proposed a $1.9 trillion rescue package to combat the economic downturn and the Covid-19 crisis, outlining the type of sweeping aid that Democrats have demanded for months and signaling the shift in the federal government’s pandemic response as Mr. Biden prepares to take office.” NY Times
Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:
- Tim Mooney: Rules of the Game Emergipod A chat about impeachment and expulsion and how nonprofits can take a stance on both in the wake of January 6th. A must listen for advocates and A+ stuff from co-hosts @NatalieAFJ and #QuyenTu!
- Nonprofit Quarterly: The latest round of #PPP payments came too late for many business owned by #BIPOC. Here’s what to know about the program for those who are still hanging on: Feds Fix Some PPP Flaws but Ignore Old Shortcomings
- For Purpose Law Group: Financial Commons: New Nonprofit Resource #nonprofits #philanthropy #NPCOVID19
- Philantopic: Building the America that Never Was, Yet Still Must Be http://ow.ly/Dn2u50D8x0e @hpennington_ @CEPData #democracy #philanthropy #racialequity
- Jim Canales: .@BarrFdn board chair Barbara Hostetter and I share lessons from our work on racial equity in this @Philanthropy op-ed. Bottom line: to advance racial equity, foundation boards must be engaged. [Ed. Behind a subscription paywall.]
- Akonadi Foundation: How Black Lives Matter Inspired a New Generation of Youth Activists. We’re inspired!
- Rick Moyers: From @philxbuchanan via @CEPData on foundation boards. “But it’s hardly a stretch to think that boards that are more diverse will govern foundations that are more tuned in to the needs of varied organizations and communities.” https://bit.ly/3qcTDtB
- Eugene Fram: Errors That Can Cloud Nonprofit Board’s Decision Making–Tread With Care
- Gene: U.S. Supreme Court takes up dispute over California nonprofit donor disclosure requirement
- Nonprofit Law News: IRS Releases Online 1024-A for 501(c)(4)s | by @lathropgpm
Black Lives Matter:
These Black Capitol Police Officers Describe Fighting Off “Racist Ass Terrorists” (Emmanuel Felton, BuzzfeedNews)
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration (Isabel Wilkerson) [based on the Blinkist 16 min. summary of the book]
How Stacey Abrams, LaTosha Brown and other Black women changed the course of the 2020 election (Courtney Connley, CNBC)
What Tecumseh Fought For (Philip Deloria, The New Yorker)