Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 4/6/18

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:

  • “President Donald Trump instructed the U.S. trade representative to consider slapping an additional $100 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods on Thursday in a dramatic escalation of the trade dispute between the two countries.” Time
  • “I have never seen a market this volatile to this extent in my career. Now that’s only 66 years, so I shouldn’t make too much about it, but you’re right: I’ve seen two 50-percent declines, I’ve seen a 25-percent decline in one day and I’ve never seen anything like this before.” Jack Bogle, Vanguard Group founder and retired CEO. MarketWatch

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Gene: Check out the new website for the National Association of State Charity Officials (NASCO) and the status on the multi-state charity registration and reporting portal. @mtfoerster
  • Ginnie Titterton: Charitable Giving by Corporations Is Also About Getting, a New Study Finds NYT
  • Stanford Social Innovation Review: When does is it make sense for nonprofits to merge? And how can boards help start the conversation? Advice from @BoardSource’s @AnneWallestad and @BridgespanGroup adviser Katie Smith Milway: #momentstomerge #ssirlive
  • Carrie Levine: And folks say there’s no enforcement of the Lobbying Disclosure Act. Public Integrity
  • Elizabeth Boris: Cindy Lott shines light on charity regulation: Bifurcation of State Regulation of Charities: via @urbaninstitute
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: “This is a movement, not simply a moment, and this is only the first step in our long process.” #guns #guncontrol #Enough #NeverAgain
  • Phil Buchanan: Just up today: my new @Philanthropy column reviews #newpower and discusses its implications for philanthropy Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • Chronicle of Philanthropy: Opinion: How Philanthropy Can Work to Give All Black Men an Opportunity to Succeed
  • Kevin de Leon: Today we celebrate Cesar Chavez, who led a generation of farm workers to demand representation and better working conditions in California. He was a visionary labor leader whose memory lives on in the men and women who lead our unions now. #CesarChavezDay [Ed. Photo accompanying tweet included the following quotes from Chavez: Once social change begins it cannot be reversed; You cannot un-educate the person who has learned to read; You cannot humiliate the person who feels pride; You cannot oppress the people who are not afraid anymore.]
  • Chris Anderson: After several years in development, we’re truly excited to unveil The Audacious Project, a new model for empowering the world’s change-makers. If you believe in the power of dreams for a better future, please share this!

Themed Media Selection:

How America’s Largest Local TV Owner Turned Its News Anchors Into Soldiers In Trump’s War On The Media (Deadspin)