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Creating Reasons to Live: Overcoming Gay-Bashing and Ebola in Africa

New York, N.Y. In 2017 the J. Luce Foundation awarded HIV & AIDS educator, activist and human rights defender-in-exile Ghislain Joël Nkontchou Honorable Mention for his work with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people in his native country of Cameroon, Central Africa where he was forced to confront homophobia and eventually flee into exile to […]

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Highlighted Speech: Pres. Obama Awarded for Ethics, Rebukes Trump

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. President Barack Obama returned to politics at last on Friday, delivering a speech to preview his midterm election message and rebuke President Trump.  He said: It is good to be home. It’s good to see corn. (Laughter.) Beans. I was trying to explain to somebody as we were flying in, that’s corn. That’s […]

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Minus Aung San Suu Kyi, Orphans Still Raised with Global Heroes

New York, N.Y. Ten years ago, The Huffington Post reported that Orphans International Worldwide (link) had instituted role models for its children around the world, specifically a group of 36 “heroes” including Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi, American civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. – and once-human rights champion of Myanmar, Aung San Suu […]

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A Journey to Jakarta with J. Luce Foundation Young Global Leaders

Jakarta, Indonesia. In life, we have many long, treacherous journeys that we must complete. The flight to Jakarta was one of them for me. After an entire day spent on planes, we had finally reached Indonesia at midnight Wednesday, August 8 for the J. Luce Leadership Experience 2018. As a Breaking Walls Ambassador, this was an exciting experience […]

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J. Luce Foundation Young Global Leaders Embark to Jakarta

New York, N.Y. Eight of the Young Global Leaders of the J. Luce Foundation based in New York will travel to both Jakarta (Java) and Manado (North Sulawesi) in Indonesia next week for the foundation’s second Leadership Experience. There, they will meet orphan graduates of Orphans International Sulawesi. Football outside Jakarta. Photo by Robert Collins/Unsplash. “This is […]

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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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Young Global Leaders Introduced in New York State Capitol

Albany, N.Y. The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation (www.lucefoundation.org) traveled to New York State’s capital in Albany with our Young Global Leaders to meet with Assembly-members such as Rebecca Seawright and Danny O’Donnell. Assembly Majority Leader Joseph D. Morelle introduced us on the floor of NYS Assembly Chamber. The J. Luce Foundation was inspired by Dr. Stanford […]

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J. Luce Foundation Attended The 9th Annual McDonough Leadership Conference

New York, N.Y. In early April, Executive Staff and Young Global Leaders of The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation attended the ninth leadership conference hosted by McDonough Leadership Center of Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio. The theme this year is “The Collaborative Side of Leadership.” The conference was held from April 6 to 7 and welcomed […]

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Creating Reasons to Live: Overcoming Gay-Bashing and Ebola in Africa

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