Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 10/27/17

Catch up with the week’s notable events and shared resources with Nonprofit Tweets of the Week.

Notable Events of the Week:

  • Republican Senator Jeff Flake (Ariz.) announced that he would not seek reelection “and gave an extraordinary rebuke on the Senate floor to President Donald Trump and the rightward shift of the Republican party.” Time
  • President Trump finally declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency but did not request funding to address the problem. NY Times

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Rob Reich: As the @IndSector gathers in Detroit for its annual meeting, good to ask: is philanthropy getting less innovative? Crains Detroit
  • Independent Sector: Comments from @WaysandMeansGOP may foreshadow taxes on #nonprofits to offset cost of other provisions. #TaxReform
  • National Council of Nonprofits: New in @thehill: A Very Unhappy 100th birthday for the charitable deduction #nonprofit
  • Fast Co. Ideas: The funding available to nonprofits is now increasingly controlled by a small group of wealthy donors. Fast Company
  • Tony Martignetti: #NonprofitRadio is new & live [TODAY] 1pm ET with a talk on Sexual Harassment in Nonprofits with @taxexemptlawyer:
  • Stacy Palmer: NAACP seeks tax status change to do more advocacy and lobbying PBS
  • NYT PoliticsAn I.R.S. audit found that two groups had received unfair scrutiny over their applications for tax-exempt status. NY Times
  • Lucy Bernholz: How Should We Feel About Mark Zuckerberg’s Philanthropic Ambitions? NY Mag
  • National Council of Nonprofits: Every #nonprofit has a role in disaster response h/t @CalNonprofits for highlighting some you might not think of
  • Kevin Doyle Jones: “A Lack of Meaningful Meaning: A SOCAP17 Reflection” by @MorrisonSteven Medium

Themed Media Selection:

This Weirdly Good Anti-Bullying PSA from Burger King Will Wreck Your Day (GQ)