Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 4/28/23

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 Real Debt Limit Fight Is Yet to Come Speaker Kevin McCarthy squeezed a debt ceiling increase out of reluctant House Republicans, but he will be hard-pressed to do it again when it counts.” Washington Post
  • “More foreign powers evacuated diplomatic staff from Sudan on Sunday, battling perilous conditions to extract personnel as fierce fighting between the Sudanese army and paramilitary forces raged in the capital, Khartoum.” Washington Post
  • “They were on very different networks and did very different things to draw very different ratings. But the synchronous exits of Tucker Carlson and Don Lemon from the cable news landscape on Monday represented the end of an era for their industry — the most combative and partisan since Ted Turner introduced the concept of 24-hour news to television more than 40 years ago.” NY Times

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Cyndi Suarez: “Rather than letting people spin in self-indulgent circles of complaint, the justice-centered leader reminds people where they started, how far they have come, and where they are headed and why.” The Challenge to Power via @npquarterly @daxdev
  • Leslie Barnes: Be Bold! @AFJustice unveils a new toolkit for funders and #nonprofits to pursue support for policy work that can save lives. At the Georgetown Law EO Conference. #Philanthropy #Grantmaking The Project Grant Rule Hub
  • For Purpose Law Group: New Treasure Trove of EO Guidance
  • Kelly Phillips Erb: Your tax-exempt org may have a filing deadline coming up! Pay close attention to deadlines, since the IRS will automatically revoke tax-exempt status for organizations that fail to file for three years–with the pandemic, some orgs might have forgotten. Many Tax-Exempt Orgs Face May 15 Filing Deadline
  • Nonprofit Law News: The IRS Introduces New Procedures for Nonprofits Making Miscellaneous Determination Requests | by @BrickerGraydon
  • Nonprofit Law News: Unique Issues Faced by Non-Profits in Bankruptcy | by @NelsonMullins
  • Alex Daniels: Latinos Aren’t Appointed to Nonprofit Boards in Big Cities in Big Numbers
  • Jeff Bradach: What a conversation to behold. Brilliant and beautiful insights at every turn of the conversation; a true gift to get to listen and learn from such keen observers. @isomize @cyndisuarez F. Javier Torres-Campos The Space Beyond via @npquarterly
  • Philanthropy News Digest: “Today’s successful social-sector leaders don’t thrust themselves into the spotlight and expect people to follow. They carefully and mindfully listen to those no one else is listening to.” @causeinfluence @derrickfeldmann
  • Stanford Social Innovation Review: Complimentary registration is open! #GenerativeAI. #BigData. #Algorithmic Management. #Robotics — Book your seat for a two-day virtual conference, Data on Purpose: Making #Tech Work for #Workers. In partnership with @FordFoundation. Register now: SSIR

Equity and Justice:

Environmental Justice and Climate Change (Madeline Wrobel,

Biden Marks Earth Day with New Environmental Justice Orders (Jean Chemnick, Scientific American)

In wake of Ralph Yarl shooting, Black teens face fear and resignation (Lauren Lumpkin, Emmanuel Felton and Mark Shavin, Washington Post)

8 Indigenous Activists Fighting Injustice That You Should Know (Fadeke Banjo, Global Citizen)

How Colorism Affects Women at Work (Ruchika Tulshyan, Harvard Business Review)

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. 🙏