Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 4/13/18

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 F.B.I. raided the Rockefeller Center office and Park Avenue hotel room of President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, Michael D. Cohen, on Monday morning, seizing business records, emails and documents related to several topics, including a payment to a pornographic film actress.” NY Times [Cohen is also the deputy finance chairman of the Republican National Committee.]
  • “House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) announced Wednesday that he will not seek reelection this year, ending a nearly 20-year tenure in Congress and adding further uncertainty about whether embattled Republicans can maintain control of the House.” Washington Post
  • Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress and “attempted to convince members of Congress that Facebook was sorry for its lapses, actively working to rectify them for the future and open to new laws that would regulate social media companies.” Time

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Nonprofit Quarterly: The recent Facebook fiasco reveals the real dangers of predictive analytics in the digital age. What kind of conscious resistance will it take to foster honest democratic dialogue? NPQ
  • Gene: “Click to Donate”: Which States Have Jurisdiction over My Online Fundraising?  … – @kareniwu via NP Quarterly
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: “A nonprofit is more than four times more likely to receive grants from a corporate foundation if a politician sits on its board.” NPQ
  • Jessie Shi: Big thanks to @GTak at @nonprofitlawyer for helping with my charity investigation – pointing out the $2 million threshold mandate for most California-based nonprofits to their finance documents audited: The Brazen Fraud Case That May Help Determine The Future Of ICOs, Fast Company
  • Independent Sector: While the threat of a #JohnsonAmendment repeal is no longer imminent, we know it’s not dead yet. Check out some cues we’re taking from monster movies & TV shows to help us keep the partisan Swamp Monster out of #nonprofits.
  • CalNonprofits: Want to keep track of legislation impacting nonprofits in California? We’ve got you covered- check out our Legislation Tracker: #CaLeg #nonprofit #Sacramento #California
  • Ellis Carter: Nonprofit Board Oversight
  • Jenny Chandler: What’s your favorite pillar of high performance from the Performance Imperative 2.0? How about Pillar#1 “Execs. & Bds cultivate diversity/inclusion at every level of the organization…”
  • Inside Philanthropy: Why is this giant community foundation—and its leader—so controversial? @siliconvalleycf
  • TED News: The #AudaciousProject has arrived. Read our recap of Session 4 of #TED2018, with 7 bold ideas for global change — and $406 million to support them

Themed Media Selection:

Mark Zuckerberg memes are best part of his Facebook testimony (CNET)