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Son of Immigrants Pursues American Dream as well as Education Equity

By Dustin Liu, 2019 Luce 24 Under 24 Award Recipient New York, N.Y. My interest in young global leadership is intricately connected with my passion for education equity. Education has always played an important part of my personal narrative. As the son of two immigrant parents who came to America in pursuit of their education, a college education […]

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Orlando Sentinel: “Not Donald Trump; Philanthropist: “Treason!”

Orlando, FL. In a historic first today, the editorial board of The Orlando Sentinel, one of the most prestigious, pro-Republican newspapers in America’s South, posted an anti-endorsement: ‘NOT Trump.’ Philanthropist Jim Luce, founder of Orphans International Worldwide and The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation, pushed even further, telling The Stewardship Report, “Speaking as a private individual, with a history […]

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VIDEO: Criminal Gangs in Guatemala Drive Many to Flee

Washington, D.C. Guatemalan Yeni González is one of the few mothers able to see their children after they were separated earlier this year under the Trump administration’s zero tolerance policy when they tried to cross the southern U.S. border illegally. VOA’s Celia Mendoza reported last week when González traveled to New York to see her […]

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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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Trump Levels Unprecedented Attack Against Transgender Troops

San Francisco, C.A. How things can change from one administration to the next! Below is a picture of U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel addressing the audience during the Department of Defense’s lesbian, bi-sexual, gay and transgender pride recognition month event at the Pentagon’s auditorium in Washington, D.C., June 25, 2013.  Today, the White House is moving […]

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Colombia’s Government and FARC Sign Modified Peace Accord

New York, N.Y. Colombia’s government and its largest rebel group announced a new, modified peace accord Saturday, after voters rejected an earlier deal in a referendum. Secretary Kerry Meets With Colombian Officials in Havana, Cuba. Photo: U.S. Department of State. The government and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) – a Marxist guerrilla group – […]

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Latino Voters Potentially ‘Game Changer’ in Presidential Elections

Washington, D.C. The Latino population has grown into the largest minority group in the United States, a transformation that makes this voting bloc increasingly influential in this November’s presidential election. Latinos comprise more than 17 percent of the total U.S. population, according to the Pew Research Center, and U.S. Census figures project that number to […]

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Cuban-American Youth More Open to Improved U.S.-Cuba Relations

Miami, FL. Like many young Cuban-Americans in Miami, 18-year-old Stephanie Chaviano grew up speaking two languages: Spanish, at home, and English, in school. President Barack Obama’s change in policy toward Cuba comes as the Cuban-American population itself is changing – in its demographics, views of U.S.-Cuba policy and its politics. Chaviano has spent her entire […]

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