Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 6/22/18

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 Trump caved to enormous political pressure on Wednesday and signed an executive order meant to end the separation of families at the border by detaining parents and children together for an indefinite period.” NY Times
  • “More than 24 hours after President Trump ordered a halt to separating children from illegal immigrant parents at the southwest border, the action that was supposed to offer relief was generating widespread confusion.” USA Today
  • “House Republicans released a proposal Tuesday that would balance the budget in nine years — but only by making large cuts to entitlement programs, including Medicare, that President Trump vowed not to touch.” Washington Post

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Nonprofit Quarterly: These 6 cases show that the #TrumpFoundation lawsuit is not so out of the norm: NPQ
  • Elizabeth Boris: Our research illuminates: Why do some states enforce charity regulations more than others?: via @urbaninstitute
  • Gene: ICYMI: Colleges Get Tax Reprieve in Push to Value Endowment Assets – Bloomberg
  • Jenny Chandler, VP Nat’l Council of Nonprofits: Here’s our letter calling on the Treasury/IRS to stop the madness of the #UBIT tax on transportation fringe benefits & issue guidance for goodness sake about what constitutes a “separate trade or business”
  • CalNonprofits: “Movements—in contrast to foundation initiatives—come from those who are most directly affected by a problem.” Check out our CEO @janmasaoka’s new article for the #CivilRenewal series by @IndSector and @SSIReview SSIR
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: TRENDING – The War on Immigrants (of Color): Who’s Really Crossing the Line? NPQ
  • BDO Nonprofit: Good news for nonprofits! Today, the FASB issued updated guidance that clarifies a key question for nonprofits implementing revenue recognition. Our blog has more: #RevRec
  • Kelli Wells: Atlantic Philanthropies Shares Its Top Ten Lessons Learned in Hindsight
  • The Atlantic: Under Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the Department of Justice is enacting an agenda that could reverse many of the signature victories of the civil-rights movement, @fivefifths writes
  • Gene: Time to be very smart and strategic with our time and resources to change the hearts and minds of those you can reach. Can’t just cry, scream, and preach to the choir anymore (I’m saying this to myself too). So many suffering that are depending on US to help right now.

Themed Media Selection:

This Jacket Caused A Racket: What, Exactly, Does Melania Trump Not Care About? (NPR)