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:
- “As the Northern Hemisphere approaches summer’s peak, heat is testing the limits of human survival in Earth’s hottest spots — and demonstrating the extremes that are increasingly possible and probable against the backdrop of accelerating global warming.” Washington Post
- “The world’s demographics have already been transformed. Europe is shrinking. China is shrinking, with India, a much younger country, overtaking it this year as the world’s most populous nation. … By 2050, people age 65 and older will make up nearly 40 percent of the population in some parts of East Asia and Europe. … Extraordinary numbers of retirees will be dependent on a shrinking number of working-age people to support them.” NY Times
- “A White House official said the United States has information that Russia may expand its attacks on grain facilities to include commercial shipping in the Black Sea. Ukraine countered Russia’s warning to vessels there with one of its own.” NY Times
Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:
Equity and Justice:
Forcing people to work in deadly heat is mostly legal in the U.S. (Jacob Bogage and Eli Tan, Washington Post)
Wells are drying up in rural communities of color. Can the Farm Bill offer relief? (Amber X. Chen, Fast Company)
Democracy’s Antidote to Authoritarianism: An Organizing Revival (Sultan Arias, The Forge)
Opinion How the myth of a ‘model minority’ works to divide Americans (Theodore R. Johnson, Washington Post)
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland’s charged mission of healing (Karen Heller, Washington Post)
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