Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 6/8/18

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:

  • Lawyers for President Trump argued in a secret memo submitted to special counsel Robert S. Mueller III in January that Trump could not have obstructed the FBI’s probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election in part because, as president, he holds complete control over federal investigations. Washington Post
  • “The California governor’s race was over relatively quickly Tuesday evening – Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom will face Republican businessman John Cox in November – but many other closely-watched primaries dragged late into the night.” Sacramento Bee
  • “It’s World Oceans Day on Friday June 8, an event coordinated by The Ocean Project, and its goal is to get the world talking about the perilous state of oceans.” Newsweek

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Kevin Bolduc: New tax law changed charitable incentives. #Nonprofits and #foundations are worried. Tim Delaney of @NatlCouncilNPs offers a masterclass on the @CEPData blog about how funders should be raising their voices now. CEP
  • United Philanthropy Forum: “I hope that philanthropy will step up to speak in a bigger, stronger, and more forceful way to policymakers and the broader community about the value of the nonprofit sector to our civil society” writes @dbiemesderfer. @CEPData
  • Independent Sector: THREAD: We took a look at some research on diversity, equity, & inclusion from the first half of 2018. This post summarizes the work we found most informative & practical, but we also have tweet-length highlights to share… The Latest DEI Research
  • NCRP: A must-read for #Philanthropy consultants: “In the Age of ‘Equity’, How Neutral Should a Philanthropy Advisor Be?” Thank you @rmarker for asking this tough but important question. #PowerMovesEquity #foundations #equity
  • Fast Co. Ideas: Here are 5 questions designed to improve nonprofits’ advocacy work:
  • Ellen Aprill: My forthcoming piece, “Examining the Landscape of Section 501(c)(4) Social Welfare Organizations,” perhaps best described as “501(c)(4), I hardly knew you.”
  • Stanford Social Innovation Review: #Nonprofit collaborations require clear goals, recognition of needs, and defined roles, writes @jonhuggett. That means having open conversations about power imbalances:
  • Chronicle of Philanthropy: Fewer Americans are giving to charity today. Where will the money come from tomorrow? CoP Special Report
  • For Purpose Law: Harassment of Fundraisers: A New Report
  • CalNonprofits: Thanks to everybody who made #CalNonprofitsDay happen today, and congrats to the honorees. We’ll send the pictures out as soon as they’re ready. If you’re not on our email list, then sign up so you can be sure to receive them ->

Themed Media Selection:

How to get help for someone who might be suicidal (CNN)

Call 1-800-273-8255 to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline