Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – June 6, 2014


We lost a social justice hero this week. Have a listen to Blue Scholars’ Yuri Kochiyama while perusing this week’s tweets on nonprofits, philanthropy, governance and social enterprises:

  • Asian Law Caucus: We mourn the loss of the legendary activist, Yuri Kochiyama, who passed away this mourning. Yuri was the mother…
  • Gene: Proposed crackdown on bad charities [in California] finds no foes OC Register #AB2077
  • New York Magazine: Somaly Mam and the perils of celebrity philanthropy:
  • Gene: Internet and Social Media Solicitations: Wise Giving Tips [Ed. Developed by the National Association of State Charity Officials]
  • Time: John Oliver‘s #NetNeutrality rant crashed the FCC’s site
  • Nonprofit Times: Check out this perspective on #NetNeutrality by @TechSoup. Includes excerpts from our recent article
  • Philantopic: Crowdsourcing: Donors Are Confusing #Fundraising With Funding @NonProfitTimes #crowdfunding
  • Catalytic Women: What Are the Five Most Common Traps I Should Avoid in My Philanthropy? #giving #philanthropy
  • La Piana Consulting: Report by the @UrbanInstitute demonstrates nonprofits’ fractured partnership with government.
  • Gene: Donations with strings? City Council members rip Walmart’s charity of ‘dangerous dollars’ NY Post
  • Law for Change: Sharing Economy – The Case Against Sharing: On Access Scarcity, and Trust Medium by @susie_c
  • Laura Tomasko: Preview of [Lester] Salamon‘s talk at #PhilX14: The Revolution on the Frontiers of #Philanthropy + Social Investment #impinv