Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 12/24/21

Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Happy Holidays!

Notable Events of the Week:

  • “The rapid spread of the omicron variant could be a major setback for efforts to reverse sharp inequality in the accessibility of effective coronavirus vaccines around the world, public health experts warn.” Washington Post
  • “President Biden will announce new steps on Tuesday to confront a staggering surge in coronavirus cases, including readying 1,000 military medical professionals to help at overburdened hospitals, setting up new federal testing sites, deploying hundreds of federal vaccinators and buying 500 million rapid tests to distribute free to the public.” NY Times
  • “Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) on Sunday said that he could not support Democrats’ roughly $2 trillion bill to overhaul the country’s health care, education, climate, immigration and tax laws, dealing a potentially fatal blow to the final piece of President Biden’s economic agenda.” Washington Post

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • National Council of Nonprofits: As Workers Gain Pay Leverage, Nonprofits Can’t Keep Up via @bencasselman @nytimes #Relief4Charities
  • Urban Institute: And @TaxPolicyCenter’s Lump of Coal Award goes to… TPC
  • Independent Sector: Next year, Congresswoman @BettyMcCollum04 will introduce The Nonprofit Sector Strength & Partnership Act of 2022, a bill that establishes a formal partnership between federal policymakers & #nonprofits. Learn about this bill & how orgs can support it: Support Legislation to Strengthen the Nonprofit Sector in 2022
  • IRS: #IRS has some tips to remember about fake charity scams. See:
  • Caritas Law Group: Balancing Nonprofit Governance Rights Among Stakeholders
  • CECP: CECP’s 2021 look ahead: Focusing corporate purpose @CECPtweets #csr
  • Johnson Center for Philanthropy: Did you catch the news that @Kimbal’s @biggreen is launching a new giving-focused #DAO? How will @BigGreenDAO change the giving landscape – and are DAOs the next evolution of #givingcircles? Hear more from @GrapevineGiving’s @Em_Rasmussen Philanthropy on the Blockchain: Giving DAOs and the Next Generation of Giving Circles
  • Arabella Advisors: Some advice for funders who may be hesitant to pursue #ImpactInvesting: “consider how impact investments and #grants can complement one another”. Read more about this and other tips here:
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: Nonprofits often find that a lot of the money they raise online ends up in a for-profit company’s coffers. But what if stakeholders owned the platforms? @carolinewoolard @alannairving @opencollect @piamancini @natehn_
  • Purpose 360 Broadcast: @NetImpact and @GoodInc know that purpose is done best through partnership. Listen to our new episode to hear @peterlupoff and @maxschorr discuss the launch of GOOD Institute and how they are uniting next-gen talent, global leaders, and iconic companies to drive social impact. Mobilizing a New Force for GOOD

Racial Equity / BLM:

A Racial Justice Guide to the Winter Holiday Season for Educators and Families (Center for Racial Justice in Education)

The Wide-Angle Vision, and Legacy, of bell hooks (Jennifer Schuessler, NY Times)

Remembering bell hooks and her enormous legacy (PBS NewHour)

All About Love: New Visions (bell hooks)  [based on the Blinkist 10 min. summary of the book]

How Residential Segregation Creates a Caste System in America (Anastasia Reesa Tomkin, Nonprofit Quarterly)

If there are any attorneys or law students who identify as Black, Native Americans, or Pacific Islanders who are interested in nonprofit corporate and tax-exemption laws and who’d like to pursue this area of practice, I’m committing one hour each week to being a resource. Please contact me if I can be of service. 🙏