Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 9/21/18

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:

  • “Earlier this summer, Christine Blasey Ford wrote a confidential letter to a senior Democratic lawmaker alleging that Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her more than three decades ago, when they were high school students in suburban Maryland.” Washington Post
  • The woman who has accused Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of sexual assault is prepared to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee next week, so long as senators offer “terms that are fair and which ensure her safety,” her lawyer told the committee on Thursday.” NY Times
  • President Trump on Friday pointedly questioned the credibility of the woman who has accused Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of sexual assault when they were teenagers, contending that she or her parents would have reported the attack to law enforcement at the time if it were as bad as she has said.” Washington Post

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Gene: How can the board of a bar association prevent and respond to sexual harassment? American Bar Association Bar Leader Magazine – Super helpful article (for all nonprofits) from my colleague Michele Berger #governance
  • Gene: Fundraising revenue fell 2.1 percent, total number of donors fell 6.6 percent 1st half of 2018 vs 2017 – Chronicle of Philanthropy | Be prepared for bigger drops as 90% of taxpayers learn they no longer benefit from a charitable contribution deduction thanks to GOP Tax Policy.  [Ed. Underlying report available here.]
  • Nonprofit Law News: Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeals Reaffirms CA Attorney General’s Demand For Donor List | by @seyfarthshawllp
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: Bringing some clarity to the “who’s who” of dark money… NPQ
  • Noah Bookbinder: Three courts, including the Supreme Court, denied a dark money group’s attempt to stop a landmark ruling in a case brought by @CREWcrew requiring disclosure of contributors for a major category of political ads. A great day for transparency and democracy. CREW
  • Perlman and Perlman: Particularly striking is that Wu believes this is the “first multi-state regulatory activity involving cause marketing in almost two decades.” Warning: Don’t Cut Legal Corners When Mixing Social And Business Impact via Forbes
  • Jay Coen Gilbert: I’m Complicit To Institutional Bias, Here’s What I’m Doing About It via Forbes
  • Urban Institute: What’s the difference between “equity” & “equality”? Urban Institute
  • Yoni Appelbaum: Something’s gone terribly wrong with American democracy. Maybe it’s the decline of what used to make it distinctively vibrant. I wrote about it. I hope you’ll read it. Atlantic
  • Anand Giridharadas: Ten years ago today, bankers burned down the world economy. This is the story of a long-ago email that foretold how they would duck justice and monopolize the recovery: By “giving back.” New Yorker

Themed Media Selection:

Celebrating Mister Rogers