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Mark Your Calendar: What’s Up In New York City – and Our World

New York, N.Y. The Stewardship Report on Connecting Goodness (website/Facebook), in cooperation with The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation (website/Facebook), Orphans International Worldwide (website/Facebook), and the New York Global Leaders Lions Club (Facebook), maintains this calendar of events for New York City. All events are open to the public for free/fee and take place in NYC unless otherwise noted. […]

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Summer Around the World 2018: Same but Different

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H.H. The Dalai Lama’s 83rd Birthday Interfaith Celebration in NYC

New York, N.Y. Every year on July 6th since His Holiness’ 80th birthday, New Yorkers have come together to celebrate H.H. the Dalai Lama birthday for World Peace through Compassion. The event took place on Friday, July 6 at Marriott Essex House in Central Park South, New York City and was sponsored and organized by Gaia Holistic […]

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Crime Museum: Surveillance Van and Overlooked Gems at Alcatraz East

Pigeon Forge, TN. There’s a new artifact on display at Alcatraz East, but since its focus is on undercover work it might be hard to spot. The crime museum in Pigeon Forge is giving visitors a look inside the workings of law enforcement surveillance, with a van formerly used by the U.S. Food and Drug […]

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Cities in Flames; Haiti Orphans International Director Stranded

Phadoul Amisal, the first director of Orphans International Worldwide Haiti (link), hired in 2000 and trained in Indonesia following the Tsunami in 2004, was stranded in New York en route to Port-au-Prince as all flights into Haiti were cancelled Saturday night. U.S. Issues Warning to Americans in Haiti Marigot, Haiti. The U.S. State Department has called […]

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Five Things Your Shoes Say About You

New York, N.Y. If there is one thing that most women love, it is shoes. Look in the closet of most women and you will see a collection of shoes that they are proud of. Online shopping opportunities for shoes have even further pushed the growth of the industry, with IBIS World reporting that in […]

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Detention of Unaccompanied Minors at U.S. Entry Nothing New

Washington, D.C. When a 12-year-old boy traveled to the United States from Poland, looking for his mother in New York City, he was put into detention. The unaccompanied minor, Chain Shlome Kleinman, was slated to be deported unless the U.S. government found his relatives and verified his information. Kleinman made the journey in 1907 as […]

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Tibetan Migration from China Into India Down to a Trickle

Dharamshala, India. The sprawling Tibetan Reception Center for refugees built ten years ago by Tibetan exile authorities in the northern Indian town of Dharamshala wears a desolate look. Its big dormitories with bunk beds were meant to house 500, but in recent years they lie mostly unused. The Tibetan Reception Center in Dharamshala was built as […]

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A Dream Grows In Brooklyn

Brooklyn, N.Y. Few figures in Brooklyn’s business, political and philanthropic communities can bring adiverse group of professionals together for a worthy cause, year after year. DeCosta Headley Sr. is one of those rare, powerful individuals who never ceases to amaze me. DeCosta Headley, Chairperson–D.R.E.A.M. Foundation, Inc. (L); Mitchell Teller (R),  Administrator at Hillside Manor Rehabilitation […]

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J. Luce Foundation Joins “Breaking Walls” in Santiago, Chile

New York, N.Y. Mathew Tendean Luce will represent the J. Luce Foundation Young Global Leadership Initiative at the Breaking Walls 2018 in Santiago, Chile beginning next week. Santiago, Chile. Photo by Pablo Garcia Saldana courtesy of unsplash. Breaking Walls is an annual, global youth empowerment Boot Camp — using creative writing and theatrical performance to […]

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The Curious Case of Nick Young

Photo Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

U.N.: More Kids Killed, Maimed and Recruited to Conflict

U.S. Judge Orders Government to Reunite Immigrant Families

China to Militarize Coast Guard amid Maritime Rivalry from U.S.

Five Reasons to Consider a Simple Implant to Treat Chronic Back Pain

Help Needed for Airmen to Bring Rescued Dogs Back Home