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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: “The parents of 545 children separated at the border still haven’t been found. The pandemic isn’t helping.” Washington Post “More than 75,000 new cases were reported in the United States on Thursday, the second-highest daily total nationwide since the pandemic began.” NY Times “Winkleman voted for a Republican presidential…
Lucy Bernholz, Director of the Digital Civil Society Lab at Stanford University’s Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society, is the expert you need to listen to on matters of digital technology, the nonprofit sector and broader civil society, and democracy. I was fortunate enough to attend two of her presentations last week – first, at a master class for Columbia University’s Nonprofit Management Masters Program and second, at Upswell. Below are some highlights of…
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: “The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the Trump administration to halt the 2020 census count ahead of schedule, effectively shutting down what has been the most contentious and litigated census in memory and setting the stage for a bitter fight over how to use its numbers for the apportionment…
Upswell, powered by Independent Sector (IS), sees itself more as a gathering than a conference. Having attended the inaugural Upswell 2018, subsequent Upswell 2019 (including Upswell Chicago: Equity in the Center), and previous five IS Annual Conferences, I love this reimagination and replacement of the typical conference and look forward to attending Upswell 2020, which runs October 14-16. While the gathering element may be compromised because of the need to hold Upswell…
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: “Donald Trump declined to condemn white supremacists and violent rightwing groups during a contentious first presidential debate, instead urging a far-right group known for street brawling to “stand by” and arguing that “somebody’s got to do something” about the left.” Guardian “President Trump and his wife Melania have contracted…
Nonprofits must be a key part of any national relief and recovery effort from the immense impacts of COVID-19. The following is the text of a letter to our Congressional leaders from the leaders of 38 national nonprofit organizations dated September 24, 2020: Dear Speaker Pelosi, Leader McConnell, Leader McCarthy, and Leader Schumer: Employers of all kinds across the country are struggling to survive as the pandemic continues to wreak havoc on our society and…
Photo credit: Kristina Blokhin – stock.adobe.com 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: ““Racially motivated violent extremism,” mostly from white supremacists, has made up a majority of domestic terrorism threats, Mr. Wray [Director and head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation] told the House Homeland Security Committee. He also echoed an intelligence community assessment last month…
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: “Woodward book: Trump says he knew coronavirus was ‘deadly’ and worse than the flu while intentionally misleading Americans” Washington Post “Trump: Americans Who Died in War Are ‘Losers’ and ‘Suckers’ … The president has repeatedly disparaged the intelligence of service members, and asked that wounded veterans be kept out…
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: “The Justice Department secretly took steps in 2017 to narrow the investigation into Russian election interference and any links to the Trump campaign, according to former law enforcement officials, keeping investigators from completing an examination of President Trump’s decades-long personal and business ties to Russia.” NY Times “Trump’s illuminating…
The twin crises of pandemic and recession are straining the region’s philanthropies and could force as many as a third of nonprofits to close or merge before the economy recovers, according to top executives in the sector. The Washington Post (8/3/20) In these historically challenging times, there are predictions that we could see more than 500,000 of our 1.6 million registered nonprofits disappear. A relatively modest number of these nonprofits will merge into existing nonprofits,…