Tag Archives: Brooklyn

Adrian Franco is Giving Immigrants Tools to Improve their Financial Lives

By Barbara Magnoni, edited by Jim Luce. New York, NY. In recent months, I have been working on a research project on Mexican migrants in New York City where we sought to learn the existing and potential demand for financial services, in particular insurance services, in this community. What I have found is that our original […]

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Cambodian Anti-Child Trafficking Film Premiere in New York

New York, N.Y. I attended the world premier of REDLIGHT this week in New York City, and was overwhelmed by the plight of children not just in Cambodia but around the world who find themselves locked in a perverse world where their innocence is sold by the hour.  Not only in Phnom Penh, but according to the experts, […]

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Live from Leogane: Orphans International Partners with Haitian School Founded by Orphan

Leogane, Haiti. “My father, Ambroise Beauliere, wrote our school’s mission statement forty years ago to provide private education at the best possible quality at the lowest possible cost. He wanted to create responsible citizens to be able to give back to society,” Principal Philippe Beauliere told me on my 21st trip to Haiti last week. […]

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Live from Leogane: College Prep Leadership Training Begins for our Orphan Mentors

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The College Prep Leadership Training Program of Orphans International Worldwide (OIWW) Haiti launched this week at l’Ecole de la Redemption in Leogane, 18 miles west of Port-au-Prince. Forty students, chosen from almost 200 applicants, are studying to be mentors to the orphaned children of OIWW Haiti. Each of these children survived the earthquake. In the […]

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Jim Luce on Brooklyn

DeCosta Headley – Good Will Grows in Brooklyn Brooklyn Steppers March Forward, Giving to Community, Gaining in Process SNL’s Rachel Dratch Shares Poetry for Afghan Women – in Brooklyn Photo Essay: West Indian-American Day Carnival Parade Brooklyn 2010 Department of Ed Discriminated Against Debbie Almontaser Which Publisher in the U.S. will Discover Brilliant Haitian Writer […]

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Goodbye, Western Union? Overseas Remittances Now ATM to ATM

Cash remittances allow people living in cash-hungry countries to receive funds from friends and relatives in cash positive-countries. Before the earthquake in Haiti, Haitian’s sent home about 1.2 Billion Dollars annually to Haiti. This amount does not include what the Haitian people carry with them when traveling to Haiti nor does it include in the […]

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Column: Thought Leaders & Global Citizens with Jim Luce

Jim Luce has written on a wide breadth of issues in Huffington Post, New York Times, Daily Kos and BBC.  His stories are categorized below: Afghanistan Africa Animal Rescue Art Brooklyn Cambodia & Cambodian-Americans Children China Connectivity Corporate America & CSR Education Extremism Film France & French-Americans Gay & Lesbian Issues Germany Greece & Greek-Americans Haiti […]

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