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:

  • ‘Tragic Battle’: On the Front Lines of China’s Covid Crisis Medical staff are outnumbered and working sick as the nation’s health care system buckles under the strain of a spiraling crisis.” NY Times
  • “There was a time – a recent time – when concern about the environment was relatively bipartisan, not a cultural flashpoint. … Those days are gone, and today a wide range of misleading statements and outright lies about the reality of human-caused climate change circulate widely.” USA Today
  • “Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers have issued another sweeping ban on women in public life, barring female Afghan employees from working at international organizations. The Economy Ministry announced the decision in a statement Saturday, saying that “all female employees who are working in their respective departments should stop their work until further notice.”” – Washington Post

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Candid: As part of LinkedIn’s Big Ideas 2023, @AnnMei, CEO of Candid, predicts that philanthropists will demand less and trust more. What is your bold prediction for 2023? 41 Big Ideas that will change our world in 2023
  • Philanthropy News Digest: “1. Rescuing the Sustainable Development Goals. 2. Taking stock of an intensifying climate crisis. 3. Managing the fallout from COVID-19’s Long Tail. 4. Delivering record levels of humanitarian need driven by conflict and disaster…” 5 Global Issues to Watch in 2023 https://bit.ly/3BUiZVr @unfoundation
  • Stanford Social Innovation Review: A common theme among this year’s top articles is the notion of building on or refining existing social innovations. 💡 The 10 Most Popular SSIR Articles of 2022
  • Inside Philanthropy: As we say our goodbyes to another year of philanthropic highs and lows, it’s time for our latest round of philanthropy awards: the 2022 IPPYs! https://bit.ly/3I53WMs
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: Top Economic Justice Picks for 2022: Beyond Equity: Targeted Universalism and the Closing of the Racial Wealth Gap
  • Karl Mill: A recap of our favorite MLC Blog posts and resources from the past year: (Admittedly, this is most of the substantive posts from the past year because it was hard to make the time. Hoping to build this out a bit more in 2023).
  • Linda Rosenthal: Year-End (Nonprofit) Thoughts
  • Community Foundation for Monterey County: At the @cfmco Center for Nonprofit Excellence workshop “Purpose Driven Boards,” Andy Davis, Associate VP at @BoardSource shared that 83% of board agendas are focused on the past instead of future-oriented. Strengthen your board in 2023: http://youtu.be/m_fLUGKMSyI @CFSantaCruzCo
  • Peter Coy: My newsletter today: The Thorny Questions Raised by Charitable Giving
  • Rhodri Davies: Decidedly grim, but accurate, reading about the current state of the UK charity sector and the implications for provision of welfare services (given how much responsibility has been shifted from state in recent decades). The Guardian view on charities and the cost of living crisis: overwhelming needs

Racial Equity and Justice:

Was Jesus Black Or White? How One Church Leader Just Changed The Debate (Seth Cohen, Forbes)

Top Indigenous stories of 2022 (ABC News, YouTube)

Black Voters Are Transforming the Suburbs — And American Politics (David Siders, Sean McMinn, Brampton Booker, and Jesus A. Rodriguez, Politico)

Black and White Americans are far apart in their views of reparations for slavery (Carrie Blaizina and Kiana Cox, Pew Research Center)

Defining ‘Asian American’ is complicated. Who gets left behind? (Meena Venkataramanan, Washington Post)

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. 🙏