Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 1/31/20

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:

  • “Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) put the Democrats one vote closer to calling additional witnesses late Thursday night after the Senate adjourned, announcing she will vote with them on Friday. Minutes later another closely watched Republican, Sen. Lamar Alexander (Tenn.), made it unlikely the vote will pass, but could tie if all members of the Democratic caucus and two more Republicans vote yes.” Washington Post
  • “The White House and Senate Republican leaders struggled on Monday to salvage their plans for a quick acquittal of President Trump after a new account by his former national security adviser John R. Bolton corroborated a central piece of the impeachment case against him.” NY Times
  • “The World Health Organization announced Thursday that it was declaring the coronavirus outbreak a “public health emergency,” setting in motion a plan for global coordination to stem the spread of the virus, which originated last month in Wuhan, China.” Washington Post

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Korematsu Institute: #FredKorematsuDay is “a day to remind ourselves that Fred Korematsu was never more American than when he resisted.” @AndrewFukuda for Salon
  • Adler & Colvin: New post on Nonprofit Law Matters: “New Law Changes Affect Exempt Organizations” by Stephanie Petit and Matt Clausen #nonprofits #charities #taxlaw
  • Columbia University Nonprofit Management: Read the latest article, Fiscal Sponsorship: A Balanced Overview by @GTak, Gene Takagi, lecturer in the M.S. Nonprofit Management Program at @Columbia_SPS #CU_SPSNonprofitManagement #ColumbiaFaculty
  • Carrie Garber Siegrist: Does your #nonprofit use a 3rd-party giving platform? Here’s a recent ex. of state regulation of those platforms RE transparency for donors: @Paypal Charitable Giving Fund entered into voluntary compliance agmnt w/ 22 State AGs. #nonprofitlaw Via @kareniwu PayPal Giving Fund Enters Multi-State Settlement to Ensure Transparency to Donors
  • Ellen Aprill: An excerpt from my recent work on private foundation excise taxes now on HistPhil Penalty Or Tax: Reconsidering The Constitutionality Of The Private Foundation Excise Taxes
  • Rick Moyers: Many good questions raised in @philxbuchanan’s epic four-part post via @CEPData. But I choose to focus on this one: “Why do so many foundation boards remain so overwhelmingly white and so lacking in relevant experience?”
  • Gene: Another brilliant article from @cyndisuarez that continues to give me much to think about. One example: “Civic engagement is seen as tangential to the effectiveness of the nonprofit sector, when in fact it is its core value.” Rethinking Nonprofit Infrastructure
  • Los Angeles Times: How AB5 has instilled fear and confusion in California’s arts community
  • Lucy Bernholz: In 2019, @NicoleOzer, @kwainscott, @welhai and I spoke with dozens of civil society and tech policy people in the US, UK, EU, and Canada about the necessary ingredients for effective coalitions on digital policy. Our report is out today! Stanford PACS … 1/7
  • Adam Grant: RIP @claychristensen. His most disruptive innovation was reminding us not to overinvest in careers and underinvest in people. Create cultures in families, not just companies. Build self-esteem by building others up. Measure success by the lives you touch. How Will You Measure Your Life?

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