Using the Whole Whale - A Nonprofit Podcast

212: (news) Abuse At Homeless Shelter, Racketeering, and Puppy Bowl helps shelters

February 9, 2021

Weekly nonprofit new summary with hosts Kariesha and Nick from Whole Whale, a social impact digital agency.  


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New York Times Reporting Spurs Investigations Into Abuse At Homeless Shelter Nonprofit

After a New York Times investigative report revealed allegations of sexual assault and harrassment against a prominent homeless shelter CEO, New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio has ordered a formal investigation. The allegations against Victor Rivera, CEO of the Bronx Parent Housing Network, come from ten women and are now being investigated by an outside firm. DeBlasio wrote on Twitter, “Victor Rivera must understand that no, he is not untouchable.”

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Political Nonprofit Charged With Federal Racketeering Pleads Guilty In Bribery Scandal

A political nonprofit has pleaded guilty to federal racketeering charges for its role in the largest bribery scheme in Ohio history. The organization, Generation Now, funneled more than $61 million in bribes to ex-Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder.

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