Luce Leadership Awards Recognize Youth Working to Better Humanity

New York, N.Y.  The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation honors young leaders making a difference on a global level at its second annual Luce Leadership Awards Ceremony & Reception. Recipients are chosen on their ability to better humanity, either in the U.S. or abroad, by displaying characteristics of honor, intelligence, benevolence and integrity.

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2013 Luce Leader Christopher Rim, now at Yale, accepting New York City Council Citation at last year’s reception.

The 2014 theme for the awards ceremony is “It Takes a Team to Support Young Global Leadership” – Recognizing the Arts, Education and Orphan Care in India, Indonesia, Haiti, Sri Lanka and the U.S. Award recipients are:

  • Jesse Pollans (Motivated to Make a Change)
  • Joey Lowenstein (Breaking the Barriers of Autism)

With special music presented by The Arts Global Foundation and a keynote address on the importance of education by His Excellency Dr. Palitha Kohona, the Sri Lankan Ambassador to the United Nations.  Tickets may be purchased online here.  See the invitation online here.

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WHEN: Monday, Jan. 27 from 6 to 9 p.m. Media Check-in begins at 5:30 p.m. and RSVP is required. One-on-one interviews will be made with award recipients, dignitaries and key leaders.

WHERE: Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom Law Firm – 4 Times Square (42nd St. at 7th Avenue).

The mission of the J. Luce Foundation ( is to support young global leadership in the fields of Art, Education, and Orphan Care.  The focus of the Foundation’s work is in the U.S., Haiti, India, Indonesia and Sri Lanka.

Luce Leaders - 1The young global leaders of the J. Luce Foundation meet typically in art galleries.

MEDIA CONTACT: JINGO Media – Jitin Hingorani, 512.773.6679 or

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The Editors
The Stewardship Report on Connecting Goodness is the communications platform of The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation ( There are now more than 100 contributors around the world to this publication.

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