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 of Representatives voted late Wednesday to impeach President Trump on charges that he abused his office and obstructed Congress, with Democrats declaring him a threat to the nation and branding an indelible mark on the most turbulent presidency of modern times.” Washington Post
- “A federal appeals court on Wednesday struck down a central provision of the Affordable Care Act, ruling that the requirement that people have health insurance was unconstitutional.” NY Times
- “Before adjourning for the year on Thursday, the GOP-controlled Senate approved a $1.4 trillion funding package embraced by President Trump that will push deficits to record levels — with hardly a peep from many Republicans who have shut down the government over spending in the past.” Washington Post
Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:
- Digital Impact: In the latest Blueprint, Lucy Bernholz lays out a vision of #DigitalCivilSociety and the cycles of change we experience as we become more dependent on digital systems. http://bit.ly/34DCjTs @p2173 @DigCivSoc @StanfordPACS #DigitalInfrastructure #Blueprint20 #BuildTheBlueprint
- Philantopic: Top 40 #Philanthropy Blogs and Websites to Follow in 2019 http://ow.ly/4abP30q2jsJ @_feedspot [Ed. Nonprofit Law Blog at #22!]
- Alex Burns: This thread from @robreich, who is in our story today, is worth your time ‘Mayors for Mike’: How Bloomberg’s Money Built a 2020 Political Network [Rob Reich: There’s no quid pro quo that is necessary, no explicit promise of delivering or withholding philanthropic support, in order to exert power over others.]
- Rob Reich: Here’s a fascinating look at the power of the super wealthy in the art world. True, the art world has seemingly always depended on patrons. But as Michael Massing says, this dependence comes with a price. Opinion: How the Superrich Took Over the Museum World
- Ellen Aprill: This Urban Institute study states that over the past two years OppZones have become “the most discussed piece of federal economic development policy.” How Governors Are Shaping the Opportunity Zone Landscape
- Michelle Boorstein: EXCLUSIVE: Mormon Church has misled members on $100 billion tax-exempt investment fund, whistleblower alleges. By @jonswaine @dmac1 and me
- Ellen Aprill: Here is article arguing for church 990 with some of the background Nic has requested: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2349093.
- Gene: Reimagining Compensation Decisions Through an Equity Panel (part 3 of an amazing series on reimagining compensation from @CP_change) #nonprofits #equity #compensation
- Bill McKibben: Wow! Wow! Goldman Sachs becomes first big American bank to rule out financing Arctic drilling, and also coal. That leaves a lot to do, but it’s a big start–such thanks to all who have fought to make it happen! Sierra Club
- Fortune: 25 ideas that will shape the 2020s.
Themed Media Selection:
The Most 2019 Photos Ever (The Atlantic)