Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 6/28/19

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:

  • “The Supreme Court’s conservatives decided Thursday that federal courts do not have a role to play in deciding whether partisan gerrymandering goes too far, giving a dominant political party in a state leeway to draw electoral maps that preserve or even expand its power.” Washington Post
  • “In a setback for the Trump administration, the Supreme Court on Thursday rejected its stated reason for adding a question on citizenship to the census, leaving in doubt whether the question would appear on the census forms sent to every household in the nation next year.” NY Times
  • “Hundreds of migrant children have been transferred out of a filthy Border Patrol station in Texas where they had been detained for weeks without access to soap, clean clothes or adequate food, the authorities confirmed on Monday, suggesting that worsening conditions and overcrowding inside federal border facilities may have reached a breaking point.” NY Times

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • National Council of Nonprofits: #Nonprofits Celebrate Supreme Court Decision That Keeps #CitizenshipQuestion Off the #2020Census
  • Chronicle of Philanthropy: Opinion: Philanthropy Must Keep Pushing to Get a Correct Census Count
  • AFJ Bolder Advocacy: The 2020 presidential debate cycle is off to a start tonight [June 26]! We wrote a blog post to give #nonprofits some guidelines on how to be a part of the conversation.
  • Independent Sector: The number of donors has been declining since 2002 and individual giving dropped by 1.1% last year in a strong economy, compared to 5.2% growth in 2017. To turn the tide, Congress needs to hear from you. #EveryDonationCounts Congress Must Act Now to Help All Americans Give
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: 2018 #philanthropy trends could have some big implications on our section in 2019: #GivingUSA2019
  • Anand Giridharadas: “I’ve come to realize that no amount of philanthropic commitment will compensate for the deep inequities… It’s time to start talking seriously about a wealth tax.” Those are the words of the billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad. The tide is turning. NY Times [Ed. Eli Broad also tweeted about his Opinion piece: “The enormous challenges we face as a nation: the climate crisis, shrinking middle class, skyrocketing housing & health care costs, and more are a stark call to action. The old ways aren’t working and we can’t waste any more time tinkering around the edges.”]
  • For Purpose Law: Mandatory e-filing for 990s on the Way
  • Phil Buchanan: Really excellent post from @VinceDaily about the importance of supporting journalism and journalists, and what can happen when facts are revealed and stories told. Nonprofit Media and Exposing Injustice: How Philanthropy Can Help
  • BDO Nonprofit: @BDONonprofit’s third annual #Nonprofit Standards benchmarking survey is live! Catch a glimpse of our top 5 findings:
  • Rick Moyers: Everyone should watch this webinar. Literally everyone. Thanks, @JeanneBellNP @npquarterly. “Business Model Bright Spot: Centering Social Justice in Our Nonprofit Businesses”

Themed Media Selection:

First democratic debate, nights one and two, in under 10 minutes (NBC News)