Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 11/6/20

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:

  • “Joseph R. Biden Jr. stood on the threshold of the American presidency in the early hours of Friday, seizing a slim lead over President Trump in Georgia and drawing closer to overtaking him in Pennsylvania. Those victories would secure the 270 electoral votes needed to lay claim to the White House.” NY Times
  • “Donald Trump has unleashed a torrent of misinformation in a White House speech that tried to undermine the legitimacy of the US election.” Guardian
  • “Uber, Lyft and other app-based ride-hailing and delivery services prevailed at the ballot box in their expensive gamble to keep drivers classified as independent contractors.” SF Gate

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Nonprofit Quarterly: What’s missing at the heart of the US, “is not which political party or candidate prevails, but what are the civic values that bind us together as a people.” #politics #2020Election
  • Nonprofit Vote: While every vote is being counted, let’s share what we do know… That our local election officials, who won’t rest until they deliver results for the American people, are true heroes! #EveryVoteCounts #ThankYouElectionHeroes
  • Cyndi Suarez: If no one thinks that it’s their job to create the space, how do we get started? Infrastructure for a New World via @npquarterly
  • Akonadi Foundation: Less than 1% of philanthropic dollars goes to funding #AAPI causes. Read @NewBreathFdn’s president & founder Eddy Zheng on why we need to invest more in AAPI communities as the nation grapples with #COVID19 and systemic racism
  • Philantopic: How Madam CJ Walker Empowered #BlackGiving in the Time of Jim Crow @philanthrowomen
  • Philantopic: The Power of Giving Beyond Money: Community #Philanthropy as a Pathway to Change @BorealisPhil #commdev
  • BoardSource: What are you willing to do to make your board more accountable to the communities it serves? In a new blog, @jimetaylor1 challenges nonprofit leaders to consider tough questions about equity: Facing the Challenge of Racial Inequity — or Avoiding It
  • Tony Martignetti: Spotting and Fixing Dysfunctional #Nonprofit Boards – @SSIReview
  • Nonprofit Issues: Nonprofit board members accept reward points, totaling thousands of dollars. What laws have they broken, if any?
  • GEO: A must-read from #GEOCEO Marcus Walton in @npquarterly: “Leading while Black: A Story of Double Consciousness, Decolonization & Healing

Black Lives Matter:

Black Voters Matter

Black voters could save Biden’s campaign once again (Amy B Wang, Vanessa Williams and Reis Thebault, Washington Post)

Millions of White voters are once again showing who they are (Brandon Tensley, CNN)

Georgia solidifies its swing-state status thanks, in part, to Stacey Abrams (Matthew Brown, USA Today)

LDF Issues Statement on Voter Suppression, Misinformation, and Machine Malfunctions on Election Day