Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 3/26/21

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:

  • “Investigators on Tuesday were trying to determine what motivated a 21-year-old man, charged in the shooting at a Boulder, Colo., grocery store, to take the lives of 10 people, in the second mass shooting in the United States in less than a week.” NY Times
  • “President Biden on Thursday set a hierarchy for the country’s numerous crises, pledging to administer 200 million coronavirus vaccine shots by the end of April, repair the country’s infrastructure and move aggressively to expand voting rights — while presenting guns and immigration as secondary priorities.” Washington Post
  • “In City After City, Police Mishandled Black Lives Matter Protests: Inquiries into law enforcement’s handling of the George Floyd protests last summer found insufficient training and militarized responses — a widespread failure in policing nationwide.” NY Times

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Nonprofit AF: “the things that most donors care about, the things that make them feel good, are the things that will LEAST LIKELY change the systems of oppression and exploitation that make philanthropy necessary” White supremacy and the problem with centering donors’ interests and emotions
  • National Council of Nonprofits: Statement on Extension of the Paycheck Protection Program: “This extension likely means saving thousands of nonprofit jobs at a time when nearly 1 million profit jobs have already been lost.” #Relief4Charities
  • Grantmakers in the Arts: Today #GIArts launches the report, “Solidarity Not Charity: Arts & Culture Grantmaking in the Solidarity Economy” which was commissioned by @GIArts with support from @Hewlett_Found, @KR_Foundation & @BarrFdn. Written by @CarolineWoolard and @conrazon. GIArts
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: Donor-advised funds and #philanthropy’s “rainy day” fund played a role during the #COVID19 pandemic, but did they go far enough to make a sizable difference? NPQ
  • Linda Rosenthal: Mostly Good News for Nonprofits in Federal Aid Package
  • Jacob Harold: My colleagues at @candiddotorg have found data on 176 of MacKenzie Scott’s 2020 grants. We share what we found here
  • Nonprofit Law News: Introduction To “Friends Of” Organizations | by @goodwinlaw
  • Alice Hom: I wrote a personal reflection on the Atlanta shootings and intersectionality NorCalGrant Please read & share. #StopAsianHate
  • Sen. Nancy Skinner: Today’s Supreme Court decision declaring California’s money bail system unconstitutional is a great victory for justice and equity. And big thanks to my colleagues @SenateHertzberg and @RobBontaCA for their tireless work to reform money bail. Link
  • Ari Berman: Breaking: Brian Kemp signs 95 page Georgia GOP voter suppression bill allowing GOP takeover of state/county election boards, unlimited challenges to voter eligibility, restricting drop boxes & making it crime to give voters food & water in line. It will be challenged in court

Black Lives Matter:

Race: The Power of an Illusion

A ‘Forgotten History’ Of How The U.S. Government Segregated America

How Should We Respond to Racist Legacies in Health Professions Education Originating in the Flexner Report? (Terri Laws, AMA Journal of Ethics)

How the GI Bill’s Promise Was Denied to a Million Black WWII Veterans (Erin Blakemore,

Your Home’s Value Is Based on Racism (Dorothy A. Brown, NYT Opinion)