Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 7/7/23

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:

  • “A remarkable spate of historic heat is hitting the planet, raising alarm over looming extreme weather dangers — and an increasing likelihood that this year will be Earth’s warmest on record. ,,, “It just raises everybody’s awareness that this is not getting better; it’s getting worse,” said Jennifer Francis, senior scientist at the Woodwell Climate Research Center in Massachusetts. “My hope is that we’ll raise alarm bells by breaking a new record and that will help motivate people to do the right thing and stop ignoring this crisis.”Warnings of an “Unparalleled” Assault on Higher Education” Washington Post
  • “The Supreme Court ended its term this week in familiar fashion, issuing blockbuster conservative decisions on affirmative action, gay rights and student loans that divided along partisan lines, with the court’s three Democratic appointees in dissent. … But the entire story of the most recent term is considerably more complicated than that of the previous one, which had seemed to establish an unyielding conservative juggernaut …. A year later, the court remains deeply conservative but is more in tune with the fitfully incremental approach of Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., who is attentive to his court’s legitimacy ….” NY Times
  • “Dire forecasts point to swift and substantial drops in Black and Latino enrollment, perhaps by as much as half, at some of the nation’s most prestigious colleges after the Supreme Court rejected race-based affirmative action Thursday. “Expect a shock,” said Michael V. Drake, president of the University of California, who is in position to know.” Washington Post

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

Equity and Justice:

“A Tragedy for Us All”: Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Dissent (The Nation)

Sotomayor says Supreme Court ruling condemns LGBTQ people to ‘second-class status’ (Michael Mitsanas, NBC News)

Opinion: For Most College Students, Affirmative Action Was Never Enough (Richard Arum and Mitchell L. Stevens, NY Times)

How the Supreme Court’s Affirmative Action Decision Affects the AAPI Community (Stewart Kwon and Connie Chung Joe, Time)

Warnings of an “Unparalleled” Assault on Higher Education (Isaiah Thompson, Nonprofit Quarterly)

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