Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 11/20/20

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:

  • “With Thanksgiving a week away and coronavirus cases exploding across the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday recommended against traveling for the holiday, urging Americans to consider celebrating in their own households instead.” Washington Post
  • “For Mr. Trump and his Republican allies, Michigan has become the prime target in their campaign to subvert the will of voters backing Mr. Biden in the recent election. Mr. Trump called at least one G.O.P. elections official in the Detroit area this week after she voted to certify Mr. Biden’s overwhelming victory there, and he is now set to meet with legislators ahead of Michigan’s deadline on Monday to certify the results.” NY Times
  • “The coronavirus vaccine being developed by Pfizer and German biotechnology firm BioNTech is 95 percent effective at preventing illness, according to an analysis performed as a trial of the experimental shot reached its endpoint. … The data have not yet been published or peer reviewed but will be scrutinized by the Food and Drug Administration and an independent advisory committee that makes recommendations to the agency.” Washington Post

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Associated Press: Close to 90,000 sex abuse claims have been filed against the Boy Scouts of America as the deadline arrived for submitting claims in the organization’s bankruptcy case. AP News
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: “People are just totally, completely ignoring the situation at a time when things are getting worse before they’re going to get better in terms of public health.” #COVID #CARESAct
  • Linda Rosenthal: Revisiting Nonprofit Predictions for 2020
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: TRENDING: The Path to Freedom in the US Runs through the South
  • Independent Sector: If you missed last week’s #Upswell Pop-Up on the election, you can check out our recap and free recordings of the Main Stage talks, featuring fascinating insights from @DanWeiner329 and Fred Riley + David Brooks from @weavetheppl.
  • Nonprofit Times: A survey on behalf of @AICPA showed that among the 58% of Americans currently employed, 42% have worked remotely during #COVID-19 and 25% are currently working remotely. – #nonprofit
  • National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership: 5 tips on partnering with young people for COVID response via @urbaninstitute #NNIP AECFNews Medium
  • Gene: COVID-19 Liability Waivers and Releases – see Waivers Not Waving Goodbye to COVID-19 Lawsuits
  • Stanford Social Innovation Review: “Labor unions & other types of collective action play a critical role in providing workers with the power to negotiate better wages & benefits.” SSIR Editor-in-Chief Eric Nee reflects on the new #labor movement happening in the US in the Winter 2021 issue. The Union Makes Us Strong
  • Gene: Accessing endowment funds during the pandemic – determine whether “true” endowment (designated by donor) or “quasi” endowment (designated by board); if true endowment, UPMIFA applies (check rebuttable presumption of prudence spending limit); see CA AG Pub. Charity Governance During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Black Lives Matter:

Edge Leadership (fiscally sponsored by Nonprofit Quarterly)

The BREATHE Act Is the Modern-Day Civil Rights Legislation We Need (Patrisse Cullors, Teen Vogue)

Advancing Equity & Building Power in Black Communities (Tonya Allen, Spencer Overton, Rashad Robinson, Bakari Sellers, Council on Foundations Public Policy Summit)

What Makes Nonprofits of Color Different? ((Milan Balinton, Britta Guerrero, Joanna S. Jackson, Vincent Pan, Hugo Villa, Vu Le, CalNonprofits Policy Convention)

Between the World and Me (Ta-Nehisi Coates) [based on the Blinkist 13 min. summary of the best-selling book]