Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 7/13/18

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 on Monday nominated federal judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, elevating a conservative stalwart with deep ties to the Republican establishment to succeed retiring Justice Anthony M. Kennedy and triggering a partisan war over the court’s future.” Washington Post
  • “NATO, a pillar of the global order, emerged from a two-day confrontation with President Trump on Thursday intact but distracted and shaken, a further challenge to the alliance as it faces an expansionist Russia and growing authoritarianism among some of its own members.” NY Times

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Alliance for Justice: Outside #SCOTUS to stand against the nomination on Brett Kavanaugh. Confirming Kavanaugh would definitively shift the balance of the Court and turn the clock back on our rights and liberties for the next generation. #SaveSCOTUS #StopKavanaugh [Ed. In subsequent tweets, AFJ referenced the article published by Slate – How Brett Kavanaugh Will Gut Roe v. Wade.]
  • For Purpose Law Group: Supreme Court Vacancy and 501(c)(3)s: What are the Rules?
  • Center for Effective Philanthropy: In the wake of the new tax law, @nedgington discusses why she believes the sky may not be falling for the nonprofit sector. CEP Blog
  • Lucy Bernholz: The GOP Raised Taxes On Churches To Fund Cuts For the Rich NY Magazine
  • Nonprofit Times: Organizations, especially those with boards hesitant to diversify #investment portfolios, should perform stress tests based on various past scenarios.  #nonprofit #foundations #endowments #philanthropy
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: “The problem with the growth trap is, we’re living on a planet with finite resources.”-@rushkoff NPQ
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: Social Enterprise – What Can the European Experience Teach Us?  @aysps @ARNOVA @SEAlliance #RebuildtheEconomy
  • Nicole Wallace: “Humans can’t scale, but machines can’t empathize.” Nonprofits wrestle with the promise and peril of artificial intelligence for social good. #nptech Chronicle of Philanthropy [subscription paywall]
  • Haas, Jr. Fund: The family separation and detention issue is an urgent humanitarian crisis that merits an equally urgent response by philanthropy. Report suggests how: GCIR
  • NPR: Why People With Disabilities Want Bans On Plastic Straws To Be More Flexible

Themed Media Selection:

Thai cave rescue: All 12 boys, soccer coach freed from cave (CNN)