Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 7/6/18

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:

  • “Scott Pruitt, the former Oklahoma attorney general who relentlessly pursued President Trump’s promises of deregulation at the Environmental Protection Agency, resigned Thursday after controversies over his lavish spending, ethical lapses and management decisions eroded the president’s confidence in one of his most ardent Cabinet members.” Washington Post
  •  “A trade war between the world’s two largest economies will officially began on Friday morning when the Trump administration follows through with its threat to impose tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese products, a significant escalation of a fight that could hurt companies and consumers in both the United States and China.” NY Times

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Fast Company Ideas: 92% of people believe that nonprofits can be trusted, and 96% say they’re “essential for creating social change.” Fast Co
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: Nonprofits and the critical role of state regulators NPQ
  • Alex Reid: My comments to Bloomberg Tax about the effect of the tax bill on nonprofit hospitals and universities. “Just as nonprofits struggle to fill the revenue gap from decreased charitable giving, corporate sponsorship, and bequests, they…
  • Philantopic: Behind Lincoln Center’s White Travertine Facade: Infighting and Indecision  @nytimes #arts
  • Nonprofit Law News: Developments in Association Law 2017 – 2018  | by @pillsburylaw
  • Council on Foundations: Our new free discussion guide—co-released with @DukeU and @TIAAInstitute—explores the effects of #implicitbias on your organization.
  • Stanford Social Innovation Review: The nonprofit sector should embrace mission-driven #ArtificialIntelligence to magnify its impact, although it will need to collectively overcome obstacles to widespread adoption, argue @gideonro and @atg_abhishek of @mtlaiethics:  #AI
  • Caroline Skinner: Devex rounds up five things to know about blockchain and crypto for the humanitarian sector. #socialinnovation #techforgood #blockchainforgood @FatimaA8 Devex
  • Jed Emerson: Okay—so what was Fink’s position on these rulings? Not exactly the great future of social business we’ve been hearing about… The Atlantic [Ed. The reference to Fink is probably in response to the recent Barrons article on BlackRock CEO Larry Fink – The New Conscience of Wall Street.]
  • ImpactAlpha: “There is a paternalism in #impact in alot of the dialogue around #globalism that is condescending and alienating to the very people we’re trying to help,” said Imogen Rose-Smith. “To me, that’s the biggest problem.” ImpactAlpha #impinv #podcast

Themed Media Selection:

Paul McCartney Carpool Karaoke (YouTube)