Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 9/11/20

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:

  • “Woodward book: Trump says he knew coronavirus was ‘deadly’ and worse than the flu while intentionally misleading Americans” Washington Post
  • “Trump: Americans Who Died in War Are ‘Losers’ and ‘Suckers’ … The president has repeatedly disparaged the intelligence of service members, and asked that wounded veterans be kept out of military parades, multiple sources tell The Atlantic.” The Atlantic [Ed. The Associated Press, Washington Post, New York Times, CNN, and Fox News have all confirmed parts of The Atlantic’s report.]
  • “Top officials with the Department of Homeland Security directed agency analysts to downplay threats from violent white supremacy and Russian election interference, a Homeland Security official [Brian Murphy, the former head of the Department’s intelligence branch] said in a whistle-blower complaint released on Wednesday.” NY Times

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Independent Sector: We cannot risk losing #nonprofits and the critical services they provide. To ensure nonprofits survive the pandemic and help Americans in need, Congress must incentivize charitable giving and continue to provide emergency funding. #ReimagineInfrastructure The Hill
  • Adler & Colvin: Learn more about “The Dos and Don’ts for Charities in an Election Year” in this @TechSoup blog post by Adler & Colvin principal attorney Eric Gorovitz #charities #advocacy
  • Steve Dubb: On this pandemic #LaborDay2020, here from @npquaterly are some reflections on the state of workers, labor, and state of solidarity in the US. See: Labor Day 2020: Solidarity Emerges on the Field of Play
  • Ai-jen Poo: Women rock. & women are powering the labor movement. Thank you team ⁦@supermajority⁩ news for highlighting my sisters who are leading the way! So honored to work alongside them! — Meet the Women Leading Today’s Labor Movement – Supermajority News
  • Jacob Harold: New Bureau of Labor Statistics data: ~1 million nonprofit jobs losses since February 2020. Analysis from @jhuccss:
  • Lucy Bernholz: Part 3 of the 5 part series: Let’s Dismantle Toxic Tax Policies That Feed Big Philanthropy (Opinion) – The Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • Teddy Schleifer: This is a much-welcome change by @Forbes and I hope it’ll lead to a more accurate accounting of billionaire philanthropy, where the data is often riddled with errors. Forbes says that also they won’t count DAFs or donation “pledges.” The New Forbes Philanthropy Score: How We Ranked Each Forbes 400 Billionaire Based On Their Giving
  • For Purpose Law Group: Philanthropy Funders: Bending the “Moral Arc” #NPCOVID19 #philanthropy #nonprofits
  • Marc Gunther: In a new report, the @NCRP says only grants that explicitly name Blacks as recipients count as investments in Black communities. Does that make sense? | My latest for Medium #philanthropy #BlackLivesMatter
  • Edgar Villanueva: It’s been one of the most tumultuous years in U.S. history. I’m proud to be part of Upswell Pop-Up 6 to explore what comes next. Join me and @weareupswell on 9/15 at 1:00 pm ET. Register here:

Black Lives Matter:

Trump’s Ban Censors The Type Of Diversity Training Companies Need Most, Antiracism Training (Dana Brownlee, Forbes)

Trump Tells Agencies To End Trainings On ‘White Privilege’ And ‘Critical Race Theory’ (NPR)

Critical Race Theory (1970s-present) (Purdue Online Writing Lab)

How to be an Antiracist (Ibram X. Kendi) [based on the Blinkist 13 min. summary of the best-selling book]

How to Promote Racial Equity in the Workplace (Robert Livingston, Harvard Business Review)