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In New York: Crazy, Kids – or Old Fashioned Hatred? You Be The Judge

Roosevelt Island, N.Y. With the rising tide of homophobia, xenophobia, racism, Islamophobia and anti-Semitism since the election of Donald Trump in America, indeed the world, we cannot expect to avoid a reflection in our own backyard. Even the elderly and disabled are suffering with severe budget cuts. Luckily the reflection is small. In fact, we […]

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A Psychiatrist Writes: Advice for 2020 – and Beyond

By Eva Ritvo, M.D.  My best advice for 2020 is very simple. Use your mirror neurons. Let me explain. We are about to leave a decade that historians, I am fairly certain, will look back on and declare it to be one of the most transformative in human history. We are deep into the Fourth […]

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Simple: Whatever Faith Tradition, It’s All About Kindness

Tawang, India. Since 2000, we have been operating charities Raising, Supporting, and soon Educating Young Global Leaders. From every corner of the world and from every faith tradition. It doesn’t matter where someone comes from or how they worship – or don’t worship – as long as three elements are present: Tolerance, Kindness and Compassion. […]

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Technologist: Young Global Leadership of Paramount Importance

By Onel Harrison, 2019 Luce 24 Under 24 Award Recipient New York, N.Y. Leadership, as exemplified by action-oriented and impact-driven young people across the world who strive to better humanity, is critically important. Our world has more problems than people willing to create solutions. It is the leaders among us who take up the mantle to mobilize […]

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Filmmaker On Why Young Global Leadership is Critical Today 

By Ian Gibson, 2019 Luce 24 Under 24 Award Recipient New York, N.Y.  As a child, one of my favored pastimes was sifting through my father’s VHS collection of classic films. I became so enamored with what I saw on screen, that eventually I began using the family camcorder with the intent of producing films […]

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On the Emergence of New, Young, Global and Ethnic Leadership

By Ramin Herath, 2019 Luce 24 Under 24 Award Recipient Through my personal experience, young leadership is extremely crucial in fighting the many issues we still face as a global community today. For example,the education gap between developed countries and developing countries is staggering, especially when viewed from the gender perspective. Long Island, N.Y. In basically […]

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All Children Born in this World are Treasures of the Universe

Need For Comprehensive Facility In Japan Where One Can Learn About The Heart New York, N.Y. I am thinking recently about ‘How to Raise Children.’ I have only one daughter and at the busiest times of the past I juggled both parenting and work. Now that I have a granddaughter, I have some thoughts about parenting again. And I […]

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Reflections on Leadership from Marietta’s McDonough Conference

Marietta College, Ohio. The J. Luce Foundation (link) is opening the Luce Leadership Centre at Caribbean Maritime University (link) in June, open to its 6,000 students in August. It will feature both on campus and online courses in experiential leadership through a Doctorate degree. 1924: Jamaican-born political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator Marcus Garvey. Photo: Wiki […]

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In New York: Crazy, Kids – or Old Fashioned Hatred? You Be The Judge