Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 6/3/22

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:

  • “Today, President Biden called for banning assault weapons and high-capacity magazines in a prime-time address to the nation from the White House in which he asked, “For God’s sake, how much more carnage are willing to accept?” Biden said that if assault weapons can’t be banned, the age to purchase such weapon should be raised to 21. Biden also called for red-flag laws, a repeal of the liability shield for gun manufacturers and a “safe-storage” law.” Washington Post
  • What school shootings do to the kids who survive them, from Sandy Hook to Uvalde Children who have lived through school shootings share how the horror of what they saw or heard or lost still haunts them” Washington Post
  • “Despite strong levels of vaccination among older people, Covid killed them at vastly higher rates during this winter’s Omicron wave than it did last year, preying on long delays since their last shots and the variant’s ability to skirt immune defenses.” NY Times

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

Racial Equity and Justice:

The History of Native American Boarding Schools Is Even More Complicated than a New Report Reveals (Olivia B. Waxman, Time)

What the Racist Massacre in Buffalo Stole From One Family (Troy Closson, NY Times)

Slave reparations advocates hail historic California report (Janie Har, AP)

A crisis decades in the making—and the path forward (Jiny Kim, PND)

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