Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 2/17/23

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 White House said Monday that the Biden administration has not yet determined who owns the three high-altitude objects shot down over a three-day span — one in Alaska, another in Canada, and another over Lake Huron.” Washington Post
  • “Teen girls across the United States are “engulfed in a growing wave of violence and trauma,” according to federal researchers who released data Monday showing increases in rape and sexual violence, as well as record levels of feeling sad or hopeless.” Washington Post
  • “Three students were killed and five others remain in critical condition. The gunman, who killed himself, had no apparent connection to the university, officials said, but was carrying a note threatening schools in New Jersey.” NY Times

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

Equity and Justice:

Why There Was No Racial Reckoning (Wesley Lowery, The Atlantic)

But there was no Great Reckoning in American policing. No sweeping act of atonement. No radical reordering. Not even, at scale, the “reimagining” championed by the moderates. In many cases, reactionary backlash has outpaced the changes that prompted it. Society’s moral vacuum had been laid open before us. Rather than plug it, the most powerful among us watched as we were sucked further into the abyss.

MRIs show stress from poverty, racism may alter brain development of Black children, study says (Justin Gamble, CNNWire)

Jalen Hurts and Patrick Mahomes Had to Disprove a Misconception (Jemele Hill, The Atlantic)

After ‘losing my life’ caring for a sick partner, a professor examines the U.S. caregiver crisis (Isabella Cueto, Stat)

High-level Celebration of the International Decade of Indigenous Languages

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