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:
- “The Trump administration on Thursday formally announced its long-awaited proposal to dramatically weaken an Obama-era regulation on planet-warming vehicle tailpipe pollution.” NY Times
- “Apple became the first $1 trillion company shortly before noon on Thursday, briefly crossing the lofty mark in a closely watched ascent that made stock market history. “Apple’s $1 trillion cap is equal to about 5 percent of the total gross domestic product of the United States in 2018,” … ” Washington Post
Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:
- Darren Walker: I’ve joined #philanthropy leaders in calling the alarm on one of the most fundamental pillars of our democracy: the #Census. Here’s why philanthropy is stepping in to help save it. Every Person Counts: Why the Census Must Be Rescued
- Nonprofit Quarterly: TRENDING: Do Donor-Advised Funds Require Regulatory Attention?
- Inequality.org: Have you read our report on donor advised funds yet? It’s time to #StopWarehousingWealth and #GiveToRealCharities
- The Conversation US: Congress could declaw restrictions on politicking from the pulpit — over the objections of many churches
- Center for Effective Philanthropy: READING: “How can philanthropy do more good?” @YaleInsights talks to @NCRP’s Aaron Dorfman.
- Exponent Philanthropy: New toolkits to help private & community #foundations influence policy and engage voters https://buff.ly/2OheTwe #philanthropy
- BoardSource: What would YOU do if your #nonprofit’s board wasn’t an accurate reflection of the community it served? Our latest resource tackles just that. Download it now and let us know what you think https://hubs.ly/H0dbrqx0 [Ed. Good starting point. Looking forward to reading more articles/resources building on this challenging and important matter.]
- NYT Opinion: .@adam_bonica: Among advanced democracies, turnout in national elections is a strong predictor of income inequality. The United States has both the lowest turnout and highest share of income going to the top 1 percent. This is unlikely to be a coincidence. What’s Good for Democracy Is Also Good for Democrats
- Jeanne Bell: Great read. “A fundamental reason for the rapacious behavior of transnational corporations is their drive to maximize shareholder value above anything else. While there is no explicit requirement for this in the standard corporate charter, a century of case law…” Five ways to curb the power of corporations
- NPR Politics: The Trump administration is considering implementing a massive tax cut that would overwhelmingly benefit the wealthy — and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said if Congress doesn’t approve it, the administration might simply do it on its own. Trump Administration Eyes Capital Gains Tax Cut
Themed Media Selection:
Inside LeBron James’s New $8 Million Public School, Where Students Get Free Bikes, Meals, and College Tuition (Time)