Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 9/28/18

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:

  • With her voice shaking at times, Ford described in stark detail Thursday being pinned on a bed at a house party by a drunken Kavanaugh, who she said groped her, tried to take off her clothes and put his hand over her mouth to stifle her screams. She said she was “100 percent” certain that Kavanaugh was her attacker.” Washington Post
  • “Here’s where Kavanaugh’s sworn testimony was misleading or wrong” Washington Post
  • Senator Jeff Flake, the lone swing Republican vote on the Judiciary Committee, said Friday morning that he would vote to confirm Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, ensuring committee passage and bringing President Trump’s nominee to the brink of confirmation less than 24 hours after a remarkable public hearing with a woman accusing him of sexual assault.” NY Times

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Michael Foerster: Single Portal charities registration is now live. This is the beginning of a project to allow for charities registration in multiple states. One stop shop.
  • Anne Wallested: “Reflections in the Wake of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation: 4 Questions for Nonprofit Boards.” My new piece co-authored with @NCRP CEO, Aaron Dorfman. NCRP @BoardSource
  • Steve Zimmerman: Short answer is no: Too many boards want only diversity numbers and are not an inclusive environment: Boards and Racial Equity: Are We Going About It the Right Way? via Nonprofit Quarterly
  • Vox: The problem with Jeff Bezos’s $2 billion gift to charity
  • Gene: Balancing Public and Private Interests in Pay for Success Programs: Should We Care About the Private Benefit Doctrine?
  • Caitlin Duffy: I’m so excited about the latest edition of @NCRP’s journal #ResponsivePhilanthropy, + am particularly honored to share this piece on “the gentrification of movements” by @pwr2thappl @GroundswellFund #philanthropy
  • Nidhi Sahni: A look at where philanthropy has aligned its giving with the SDGs by ⁦@BridgespanGroup⁩; only 5% of big bets have gone to advocacy … a key lever for transformative impact! ⁦SSIReview
  • Jane Mayer: American Bar Association tells Senate: Delay Kavanaugh until FBI investigates assault allegations – CNNPolitics
  • Gene: Chemerinsky: Another blockbuster Supreme Court term is ahead via ABA Journal
  • Pro Publica: In case you missed it because your attention was elsewhere yesterday: The EPA is dissolving its Office of the Science Advisor. It also placed the head of its Office of Children’s Health, on leave without giving a reason. NYT

Themed Media Selection:

Christine Blasey Ford testimony at Senate hearing (ABC News)