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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Thurs., July 6-20, 2018
J. Luce Leadership Experience – Breaking Walls 2018 Santiago
The seventh annual global Boot Camp will bring together 42 young people
from Amman, Barcelona, Berlin, Bethlehem, Brooklyn, Cape Town, Detroit,
Warsaw and Santiago for 14-days to write about issues of self awareness,
the thirst for truth, and shaping an accepting, peaceful world.
$2,500 per person (accommodations, travels, and meals)


Tue., July 24, 2018 (6:00-9:00pm)
19th Annual Summer International Potluck – Jim’s Birthday
Will be held at St. James Episcopal Church in Elmhurst, New York as a bon voyage party for young global leaders of The J. Luce Foundation and MAESA participating in the Luce Leadership Experience 2018: Indonesia (Facebook Invite). Ticket: $20.

Marietta College will be co-sponsor of the event. Their admission officers will attend to share about scholarship opportunities available for international students.


August 6-20, 2018
J. Luce Leadership Experience – Jakarta & N. Sulawesi

Visiting the children, now college students, from the first home
of Orphans International Worldwide in Indonesia 18 years ago
(website/Facebook)! $2,000 per person (double occupancy) + airfare.

Sun., June 30, 2019 – free!
50th Anniversary NYC Pride Parade
JOIN US! The J. Luce Foundation marches for the first time in honor of our
brothers and sisters slaughtered in Orlando. Our Foundation affirms Human
Rights, and LGBTQ Rights ARE Human Rights! Biggest Pride Parade in the
world, beginning at 36th St. & Fifth Ave. – ending at Christopher & Greenwich.


Tue., July 9, 2018 (6:30-9:30pm)
H.H. the Dalai Lama’s 84rd Birthday Interfaith Celebration
Join us, get to know one another, celebrate, and share our deep collective gratitude
for this remarkable human being who has tirelessly worked for world peace and
taught us how to develop compassion for all sentient beings. Ballroom of
JW Marriott Essex House at 160 Central Park South, NYC.
Join the J. Luce Foundation (4 tables) for only $180 per person –
pay $180 online here! (
Celebration dinner sponsored by The Tibet Fund, Gaia Holistic Foundation with
support from Orphans International Worldwide (OIWW).

Contributions to the Foundation may be made online at Contributions to OIWW at Checks payable to either may be sent to 540 Main Street #418, New York, N.Y. 10044. Entrance/activity fees may purchased the same way; kindly memo which event the payment is for.

Much goes into each of our events – usually with assistance from members of the New York Global Leaders Lions Club whose mission is to support the work of The J. Luce Foundation and Orphans International Worldwide.

Please note that our New York Global Leaders Lions Club (NYGLLC) now has 35 members – you are welcome to join us! Email

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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.