Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 1/14/22

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 infection rates mounting, the Omicron variant has ushered in a new and disorienting phase of the pandemic, leaving Americans frustrated and dismayed that the basic elements they thought they understood about the coronavirus are shifting faster than ever.” NY Times“The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked the Biden administration from enforcing a vaccine-or-testing mandate for large employers, dealing a blow to a key element of the White House’s plan to address the pandemic as coronavirus cases resulting from the Omicron variant are on the rise.” NY Times“Democrats’ hopes of finally pushing through voting rights legislation after months of Republican opposition appeared to be fatally wounded Thursday after Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) announced she would not support changing Senate rules that have long allowed a minority of senators to block legislation.” Washington Post

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

Inside Philanthropy: What are the big picture trends shaping philanthropy in 2022? At the start of a new year, here’s an overview of some of the high-level stories our team is watching closely, from the rise of mega-billionaires to calls for reform. @PhilipRojc lays it out: https://bit.ly/3nyqOcvPaul Clolery: 72% of the #nonprofit #workforce is back. Go here for study detailsFor Purpose Law Group: CA Appeals Court Clarifies That A Nonprofit Can Have VolunteersHarvard Ash Center: “Creating a fair and democratic metaverse will require a multipronged approach from civil society, academe, and government,” write Ash Fellow @hrgilman and @AriW The Metaverse Is Coming, and Philanthropy Needs to Be Prepared [Ed. Behind The Chronicle’s subscription paywall.]Alex Daniels: $1 Billion in Gifts Attracts New Attention to the Rules on Charities and Political Giving [Ed. Behind The Chronicle’s subscription paywall.]Nonprofit Quarterly: As impact investing turns 15, where is the field today? Here’s a look at the field from 3 important perspectives: Miguel Santana of @Weingart_Fnd, Deb Nelson of @justeconomyinst, and @OtisRolley of @RockefellerFdn https://bit.ly/337w2oz #impactinvesting #philanthropyPhilantopic: New in PND commentary: Protecting donor impact by funding #cybersecurity: ‘Cybersecurity…is not a nice-to-have feature but an essential risk-reduction effort’ http://ow.ly/kJCy30s6u53 @GlobalCyberAlln #nonprofits #philanthropy #ransomwareGene: Will 2022 be a boom year for cryptocurrency philanthropy? @devex @TheGivingBlock “expects to raise more than $1 billion this year through its work with nonprofits and donors. The group raised more than $100 million in 2021”Fast Co. Impact: How will ESG change in 2022? Here are 7 predictionsBoardSource: Today @BoardSource launched the search for our next CEO. This is a fabulous opportunity for a talented and committed leader to make a huge difference in the way that the nonprofit sector is led and governed. Please help us spread the word! @NPAGTalent https://npag.com/boardsource-ceo

Racial Equity / BLM:

More than 1,700 congressmen once enslaved Black people. This is who they were, and how they shaped the nation. (Julie Zauzmer Weil, Adrian Blanco and Leo Dominguez, Washington Post)

Slavery, Abolition, Emancipation and Freedom Primary Sources from Houghton Library (Harvard Library)

Lawmakers and leaders push for a national museum of Asian Americans (Harmeet Kaur, CNN)

How Pacific Islanders have been left to fend for themselves in the pandemic (Rachel Ramirez, Vox)

Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street (film)

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. 

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