If you are not following Vu Le’s blog, Nonprofit AF, we recommend that you check it out.
He consistently offers insightful (and humorous!) perspectives and guidance for organizations interested in doing better.
His latest post addresses an important issue:
What to say and not to say in your statements about the white supremacist coup attempt at the Capitol
“Over the past few days, I’ve been seeing public statements about the violent fascist coup attempt. Some are great, and some are awful. At this point, after the hundreds of statements that came out after George Floyd’s murder, many of us are exhausted with these statements against injustice, because so many of them are meaningless.
If you are going to write one about the violent white supremacist efforts to install Trump as an autocrat, here are some suggestions, in no particular order. Please keep in mind that I am not a communications expert or a PR person. But I do interact a lot with colleagues, and the below are some of the things I’ve been hearing. Take what’s useful to you, ignore the rest:”