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.


Thurs., May 30, 2019 (7:00 – 10:00pm)
N.Y. Global Leaders Lions Club Third Charter Anniversary
Location: Congee Village, 100 Allen St., East Village NYC 10002
Seats are available at $65 each. Reserve online here! (
Checks payable to N.Y. Global Leaders Lions Club may be sent to
54o Main St. #418, New York, N.Y. 10044, please memo “Charter Night.”

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.


Sun., June 16-28, 2019
J. Luce Leadership Experience 2019: Kingston, Jamaica
24 Young Global Leaders of the Foundation will embark on a journey to
Kingston, Jamaica for the third annual Leadership Experience (Facebook).
Itineraries include the opening of J. Luce Leadership Centre at Caribbean
Maritime University, tour of the Parliament, meetings with the Minister of
Youth & Education, participation in project Port Royal Basic School, service
days at Bustamante Children’s Hospital and S.O.S. Children’s Village.
College credits are available for the first time.
Program Fee: $1,800 per person (incl. airfare, accommodations, etc.)
Apply online here(


Tue., July 9, 2019 (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.
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).

Wed., July 24, 2019
20th Annual Summer Soirée – “Luce 24 Under 24”
Mirroring the Forbes 30 Under 30, the Luce 24/24 recognizes young
game-changers under 24 who are making innovative contributions to
humanity. They were chosen for demonstrating their potential to alter
the trajectory of world. Tent. at the H. Luce Room in Asia Society NYC.



October 25 – 27, 2019
World Congress V – Henry Luce Hall, Yale University
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. 

Thurs., February 27, 2020 (6:30-9:30pm)
20th Annual Leadership Awards Gala
Titled “Three Continents of Leadership Experience,” the gala marks the
the 20th anniversary of Orphans International Worldwide (OIW) and
the 12th anniversary of the J. Luce Foundation.

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.

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