Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – August 30, 2013




Wednesday marked the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s seminal "I Have a Dream" speech. Monday was Women's Equality Day. Have a listen to Common's "A Dream" while perusing this week's tweets:

  • Rebuild the Dream: A tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through 50 faces and voices of everyday Americans. #dreamspeech50
  • The White House: Great news: All legal same-sex marriages will now be recognized for federal tax purposes —> #MarriageEquality
  • Council on Foundations: Pablo Eisenberg Opinion: 'Strategic Philanthropy’ Shifts Too Much Power to Donors
  • Emily Chan: Are Universities the Next Hospitals? – history of nonprofit hospitals may offer lessons via Nonprofit Law Prof Blog
  • Janet Novack: Speaking of too commercial, have you seen this Forbes [Ed. In response to Erin's blog post on Unrelated Business Income and the Commerciality Doctrine.]
  • Philanthropy: Podcast: Jeanne Bell talks with Hildy Gottlieb about leadership and flexible strategies. 
  • Gene: Churches, political activities, and tax-exemption – Prospect & Slate 
  • Gene: Love this: Nonprofit board's Duty of Imagination – Board Learning & - Alice Korngold
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: For-profit to nonprofit: We will be seeing more of this!
  • Halle Tecco: Excellent WaPo piece on the capitalist conviction of "maximizing shareholder value" (and how it's not actually a law)
  • Center for Effective Philanthropy: The Consequences of Impact Investing on Philanthropy HuffPostImpact
  • Beth Kanter: Building Capacity for Social Change 2.0Heather Grant-McLeod