Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 8/5/22 – Nonprofit Law Blog

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:

  • “House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) arrived in Taiwan late Tuesday, defying Chinese warnings against visiting the self-ruled island that Beijing claims as its territory and setting the stage for a sharp escalation in tensions between China and the United States.” Washington Post
  • “An American drone strike killed Ayman al-Zawahri, a key plotter of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks who took over as the leader of Al Qaeda after Osama bin Laden’s death, at an urban safe house in Afghanistan, President Biden announced on Monday night.” NY Times
  • “The world is just “one misunderstanding, one miscalculation away from nuclear annihilation.” That was the dire warning from U.N. Secretary General António Guterres at a global meeting Monday on nuclear weapons.” Washington Post

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Chronicle of Philanthropy: Leaders Must Confront Declining Trust in the Nonprofit World — Before It’s Too Late
  • Russell Berman: My piece on Kansas last night: Abortion-rights supporters thought they might win, but it was the scale of the victory that stunned both sides—and could buoy Democratic hopes for a surge in outraged voters this fall: The Kansas Abortion Shocker
  • Advancing Justice – AAJC: Supporting affirmative action is investing in our country’s future. Today, the Asian Americans Advancing Justice affiliation submits 2 amicus briefs before SCOTUS, reaffirming our longstanding support for race-conscious admissions. ➡️
  • For Purpose Law Group: Two Federal Courts Apply Title IX to Nonprofit Schools
  • National Council of Nonprofits: Independent contractor or employee? Exempt or non-exempt? Incorrectly applying job classifications can cost #nonprofits time, skilled workers, and money. Ensure your organization is following the appropriate guidelines: #Hiring #HR
  • Cyndi Suarez: What the rapid spread of misinformation and disinformation means for democratic politics—and how today’s social movements for racial, gender, and economic justice can combat it. … NPQ
  • Cherie Williams: How Not-for-Profits Can Navigate Backlog at the IRS
  • Darren Walker: Impact theme, portfolio construction, and manager selection— @FordFoundation Mission Investments program director Roy Swan offers insight into three essential components of impact investing as well as the misconceptions of #ESG. More in @BarronsOnline Investors Are Embracing ESG But Avoiding Impact. What They’re Missing.
  • Cherie Williams: Interesting info! 32% of art museums report that they are considering how their values can guide their endowment investment strategy— but only 13% are currently investing with a social and environmental impact. Museums Discover Impact Investing
  • Philanthropy News Digest: “Impact decentralized autonomous organizations, or impact #DAOs, use crypto tools as a source for public good and an alternative way to support social causes. Consider it the blockchain version of a nonprofit.” @CNET #nonprofits

Racial Equity and Justice:

Return the National Parks to the Tribes (David Treuer, The Atlantic)

What Made Bill Russell a Hero (Jemele Hill, The Atlantic)

The Bill Russell I Knew for 60 Years (Kareem Abdul Jabbar, The Atlantic)

The Jackie Robinson Museum Is About a Lot More Than Baseball (David Waldstein, NY Times)

The Rise of the Conservative Latina (The Daily, podcast)

If there are any attorneys or law students who identify as Black, Native Americans, or Pacific Islanders who are interested in nonprofit corporate and tax-exemption laws and who’d like to pursue this area of practice, I’m committing one hour each week to being a resource. Please contact me if I can be of service. 🙏