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

The Stewardship Report on Connecting Goodness (Site/FB), in cooperation with The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation  (Site/FB), Orphans International Worldwide (Site/FB), and the New York Global Leaders Lions Club (Site/FB), 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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Fri., Mar. 6-Fri., Mar. 13
Field Trip: North Sulawesi, Indonesia

Visit with the graduates of Orphans International Worldwide’s first orphanage in Manado and  the Nazareth Presbyterian Orphanage in Tomohon where Mathew Tendean Luce was found as a ten-month old infant. This home burned to the ground in 2019 and has now been rebuilt. Also visit the International Center of Sam Ratulangi University, partner of the J. Luce Foundation. $3,300.

See: Life Changer: My Visit to an Indonesian Orphanage


UNSat., Mar. 7
42nd Annual Lions Day with the United Nations

Be an active part of our global partnership! With the theme “Peace and International Understanding,” the 42nd Annual Lions Day with the United Nations. Join Lions, Leos, U.N. diplomats, dignitaries and other guests in the global conversation about this year’s theme, “Peace and International Understanding.” #LDUN

See: Lions Clubs International Focuses on Global Issues at U.N.


57358226_1690552631089379_7434305930851778560_nThurs.-Sun. – April 2-5
Marietta College Leadership Conference

Each year, the Young Global Leaders of the
J. Luce Foundation travel to Ohio for this exciting leadership conference attended by students across the U.S. and from around the world. $600.

See: Leading Across Differences: Young Global Leaders Travel to Ohio

See also: Marietta College McDonough Leadership Center Partnership with J. Luce Foundation


IMG_8203-copyTues.-Sat., April 21-May 2
Field Trip: Bodhgaya & Dumri, India

A visit to J. Luce Foundation India! Join us as we travel to two of the poorest Indian provinces, Bihar and Jharkhand, to visit the Lotus Free School we support, see the bodhi tree Lord Buddha sat under where the Saraswati Luce Leadership Centre will open in September, and visit the university in Dumri we support – as well as attend an Indian wedding. $4,200.

See: Volunteer Opportunities in India – Where Lord Buddha Walked


GalaThurs., May. 14, 2020 (6-10pm)
Twentieth Anniversary Awards Dinner
Tent.: H. Luce Room, Asia Society, NYC
Join us for Orphans International Worldwide, The J. Luce Foundation‘s Annual Leadership Awards Dinner, this year the Twentieth Anniversary. Also celebrating the New York Global Leaders Lions ClubTickets $220 per person, $2,000 per table.

See: 2019 Awards Gala: ‘Three Continents of Leadership Experience’

See also: 2019: On Eve of Twentieth Anniversary, Incredible Banner Year


CMUMon.-Fri., May 18-22
Field Trip: Kingston, Jamaica

Join us as we visit the campus of the Caribbean Maritime University in preparation for the Opening of the Luce Leadership Centre there. #CMUStrong. $1,800.

See: Luce Addresses Caribbean Commencement on Leadership

See also: Visiting Scholar Appointed to Jamaican Leadership Centre


Hellen KellerJune 1
Helen Keller Day

Lions Clubs International and the New York Global Leaders Lions Club celebrate Helen Keller Day each year. Known as “Knights of the Blind,” Lions were tasked early on by Helen Keller to eradicate blindness and serve the blind. Helen Keller is one of 24 Heroes presented as role models to the children of Orphans International.

See: Essay: Global Heroes as Role Models


singapore_pin-logo-retinaSat.-Thurs., June 26-30
Lions Clubs International Convention
Singapore

Come join the New York Global Leaders Lions Club as we join fellow Lions from around the world in Lion City! The 103rd Lions Clubs International Convention will be in Singapore, June 26–June 30, 2020. $2,200.

See: New York Global Leaders Lions Club Supporting Better Vision Care

See also: Lions Legends to Join New York Global Leaders Lions Club


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Summer Soirée/Luce 24 Under 24
Tent.: H. Luce Room, Asia Society, NYC

Mirroring the Forbes 30 Under 30, the “Luce 24 Under 24” Awards recognize young game-changers twenty-four years of age or younger who are making innovative contributions to humanity. They were chosen for demonstrating their potential to alter the trajectory of the world. $100.

See: 2019 “Luce 24 Under 24” Recipients Awarded in New York City


BenFriday, July 24, 2019 (12:00-2:00pm)
Visit to Office of NYC
Council Member Ben Kallos Visit
, NYC

The J. Luce Foundation‘s Young Global Leaders are visiting the Council Member Ben Kallos’s Office, leading discussion in young global leadership, diverse communities in New York, and the place of New York in the world. Free.

See:Young Global Leaders Introduced in New York State Capitol


PaxFri.-Fri., July 31-Aug. 7
75th Anniversary Commemoration of Bombing of Hiroshima, Japan

Remember, Rise: The Promise of Peace. Fly — then gather — with the delegation of the Heiwa Peace & Reconciliation Foundation of New York as we commemorate those killed by atomic bomb in Hiroshima and neighboring Nagasaki 75 years ago. $4,000

See: From Daiwa Bank to Heiwa Foundation


UNSun., Aug. 9
75th Anniversary of the Bombing of Nagasaki at the United Nations, NYC

Gather with the delegation of the Heiwa Peace & Reconciliation Foundation at the U.N. to commemorate those killed by the atomic bomb in Hiroshima and neighboring Nagasaki 75 years ago. Free.

See: From Daiwa Bank to Heiwa Foundation


Join-us-for-a-PartySat., Aug. 15
End-of-Summer Barbecue 2020
Lighthouse Park, Roosevelt Island, NYC

Annual end-of-summer BBQ for the J. Luce Foundation‘s Young Global Leadership Initiative and alumni. Free.

 

 


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Mon.-Fri., Aug. 24-Sept. 6
Luce Leadership Experience India 2020 (Bihar/Varanasi/Kolkata)

Join us on our fourth Luce Leadership Experience – this year to India! Learn about cultures and histories important to the knowledge, sensitivities, and success of Young Global Leaders. Visit museums, universities, social institutions, with  focus on Arts, Education, and Orphan Care, as well as local cuisine. $2,400.

See: Shock of a Lifetime – My Dream Fulfilled Under the Buddha Tree


CMUMon.-Fri., Oct. 5-9
Luce Leadership Centre @ CMU
Official Opening 
(tentative)

Join us as we visit the campus of the Caribbean Maritime University in preparation for the Opening of the Luce Leadership Centre there. $1,800.

See: Luce Addresses Caribbean Commencement on Leadership

See also: Visiting Scholar Appointed to Jamaican Leadership Centre


tumblr_prpdw3EtER1rukb09o1_1280Sun., Oct. 18
Lions Club District 20-R2 Foundation
Annual Luncheon – Astoria, NYC

Riccardo’s By The Bridge, Astoria.

See: Lions, Rotary, Kiwanis: Are American Service Clubs Too Old To Matter?

 


Luce HallSat.-Sun., Oct. 24-25
World Congress V @ Yale University
Henry Luce Hall (tentative)

The first Orphans International World Congress was held in Bali, Indonesia (2004), the second in Sumatera, Indonesia (2005), the third at Columbia University (2006), and the fourth at NYU (2008), devoted to the theme Health Needs of Children in Developing World. $195.


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Elegant Autumn Evening 2020
H. Luce Room, Asia Society, NYC (tentative)

Each year Orphans International Worldwide, The J. Luce Foundation and the New York Global Leaders Lions Club celebrates the year-end celebrates its leadership for the next year. $100.


With-Jakarta-Nusantara-Lions-Club-at-Old-Folks-HomeFri., Nov. 20
Lions Club Fifth Annual Charter Night

Join the New York Global Leaders Lions and Leos Club to celebrate its fifth anniversary. $70.

 

 


SantaTues., Dec. 8 (?)
Lions Clubs Presents Santa
Lower East Side Prep School, NYC

See: Lions Club Hosts Santa for Hundreds on New York’s Lower East Side

 

 


HolidayFri., Dec. 11, All Holiday Party 2020
Executive Office, Roosevelt Island

End the year with the J. Luce Foundation’s All Holiday Party!

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IMG_6221Tues.-Sat., Dec. 22-Jan. 2
Field Trip – Buddhist India
Dharamshala & Tawang

 

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The Stewardship Report on Connecting Goodness is the communications platform of The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation (www.lucefoundation.org). There are now more than 100 contributors around the world to this publication.

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