Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 8/9/19

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:

  • “On Sunday, Americans woke up to news of a shooting rampage in an entertainment district in Dayton, Ohio, where a man wearing body armor shot and killed nine people, including his own sister. Hours earlier, a 21-year-old with a rifle entered a Walmart in El Paso and killed 20 people.” NY Times
  • “President Trump urged the nation Monday to condemn bigotry and white supremacy after a pair of mass shootings and focused on combating mental illness over new gun-control measures in remarks delivered from the White House. … Trump promised to be “very strong on background checks” in the days after the February 2018 shooting at a Parkland, Fla., high school that left 17 people dead. … He later retreated ….” Washington Post
  • “U.S. authorities strongly defended Wednesday’s mass immigration raids at Mississippi workplaces, saying the secretive operation to arrest undocumented immigrants was successful even as it led to images of weeping children arriving home to find their parents missing.” Washington Post

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Barack Obama: Until all of us stand up and insist on holding public officials accountable for changing our gun laws, these tragedies will keep happening: Vox [Ed. See also the following statement tweeted by President Obama.]

Themed Media Selection:

Blaming Trump is too easy: This is us. – Eddie Glaude (MSNBC)