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 Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine delivered an emotional wartime appeal to a joint meeting of Congress on Wednesday night, telling Americans that “your money is not charity” and vowing that his people would eventually secure an improbable victory against Russia on behalf of all free nations.” NY Times
- “The congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol on Monday concluded a year and a half of work, finding that former President Donald J. Trump and some of his associates violated federal laws, conspired against the United States and should be prosecuted.” NY Times
- “In one study, researchers concluded that people living in more-conservative parts of the United States disproportionately bore the burden of illness and death linked to covid-19. The other, which looked at health outcomes more broadly, found that the more conservative a state’s policies, the shorter the lives of working-age people.” Washington Post
Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:
- Gene: Interesting to revisit Some Trends for 2022 written at the start of the year and including predictions from The Economist, Giving USA, and The Council on Foreign Relations – Some were spot on; some were not. What will we see in 2023?
- NY Times: Dozens of doctors say NYU Langone, a nonprofit hospital, pressured them to give preferential treatment to donors, trustees and their families. ‘Major Trustee, Please Prioritize’: How NYU’s E.R. Favors the Rich
- Alex Daniels: Charities Lose Fight to Persuade Lawmakers to Adopt New Giving Incentives
- Cyndi Suarez: “For the social contract to reach all Americans, community ownership models…must be utilized to close the racial wealth gap.” Community Ownership of Real Estate: A Los Angeles Story via @npquarterly
- Stanford Social Innovation Review: Looking back at SSIR’s most popular articles of 2022 on everything from ESG to systems change ⬇️ from authors including @jk_milligan @johnvkania @JuanitaZerda @jasonasaul @Mona_Mourshed @jnovogratz @awmcnulty
- Candid: Our mission is to get you the info you need to good, and the Candid blog fulfills this promise by providing expert guidance, data-driven insights, inspiring stories, and influential trends to support your work. Here’s your top fan-fav blogs from 2022!
- Alex Reid: Big news for international nonprofits! New regulations provide a general license for humanitarian relief, democracy building, education, development, environmental protection, and peacebuilding. Thanks OFAC! LinkedIn
- Nonprofit Law News: Yeah, Science! IRS Issues Guidance Section 501(c)(3) Scientific Organizations
- For Purpose Law Group: Joint Cost Allocations: Pitfalls to Avoid
- Cointelegraph: FTX has warned those who received payments from the exchange or its former executives that it’s looking to recover funds, even if they were donated to charity. FTX warns it will claw back political donations and contributions
Racial Equity and Justice:
What ‘Harry & Meghan’ Still Doesn’t Say About Race (Salamishah Tillet, NY Times)
Purdue Northwest chancellor sorry for mocking Asian language in speech (The Guardian)
Without Indigenous leadership, attempts to stop the tide of destruction against nature will fail (The Conversation)
World leaders are racing to protect nature — but the definition of one word is tripping them up (Benji Jones, Vox)
Purdue NW chancellor apologizes for mocking Asian languages at commencement (Andrew Jeong, Washington Post)
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