Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 2/22/19

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:

  • “Justice Department officials are preparing for the end of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s nearly two-year investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and believe a confidential report could be issued in coming days, according to people familiar with the discussions.” Washington Post
  • “With his moral authority in question and his papal legacy in the balance, Pope Francis opened a historic summit meeting at the Vatican on Thursday devoted to clerical child sexual abuse, an issue that has for decades devastated some corners of his vast church while being utterly ignored and denied in others.” NY Times
  • “A U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant and self-identified white nationalist was arrested after federal investigators uncovered a cache of weapons and ammunition in his Maryland home that authorities say he stockpiled to launch a widespread domestic terrorist attack targeting politicians and journalists. … Christopher Paul Hasson called for “focused violence” to “establish a white homeland” and said, “I am dreaming of a way to kill almost every last person on the earth,” according to court records filed in U.S. District Court in Maryland. ” Washington Post

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Nonprofit Quarterly: “Boards need to be in the game from the start. They need to be risk savvy—to be systematic and thoughtful—before it becomes an urgent or emergency issue.” -David Renz From Risk Management to Risk Leadership: A Governance Conversation with David O. Renz
  • BoardSource: Thinking about collaborating with another organization? Use this resource to frame your initial conversations. Answering these key questions first will give your partnership a better chance at success.
  • Gene: The Appropriations Act to avoid the shutdown prohibits @USTreasury & @IRSnews from finalizing any regulation or revenue ruling related to the standards used to determine whether an organization meets the operational test to be exempt under 501(c)(4). H.J.Res.31 – Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019
  • Rick Moyers: “if serving people is critical to solving complex social problems, then people must also be engaged in the process.” Via @SSIReview, “The New Practice of Public Problem Solving
  • Dr. Marcell Vollmer: Diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives should factor in multiple aspects of #diversity, such as class and disability, as well as gender and race WomeninBusiness #DiversityandInclusion #Leadership #womaninbiz #WomenInSTEM #Leadership #FutureofWork – Harvard Business Review
  • NCRP: Is your board ready to advance equity? Here are 4 signs that your board is ready and 5 steps to take if it isn’t. by @Rick_Moyers #philanthropy
  • Harvard Biz Review: Corporate boards need more gender diversity. Here are some practical tips for speeding that up You’ve Committed to Increasing Gender Diversity on Your Board. Here’s How to Make it Happen.
  • Steve Zimmerman: Even as someone who has worked for a fiscal sponsor a refresher is always in order. This is the perfect primer or great refresher. A powerful tool when used correctly – Thanks @GTak and @npquarterly Fiscal Sponsorship: A Balanced Overview
  • National Council of Nonprofits: Is your #nonprofit struggling with the three Cs of HR: Compliance, Competition, and Capacity? Henry Berman of @exponentphil and Tim Delaney of @NatlCouncilNPs look at the trend of PEOs (Professional Employer Organizations) and how they can help
  • Fast Co. Ideas: Are companies really interested in cutting down plastic, or are they just trying to get your dollars? Better question: Does it matter? Is big business’s new conscience about plastic waste just greenwashing?

Themed Media Selection:

‘I Am a Candidate.’ The 2020 Race Begins (Time)