Tag Archives: Chile

Breaking Walls Santiago Empowers Next Generation of Creative Activists

Santiago, Chile. Founded by the lovely artist, educator, and creative activist Fran Tarr, Breaking Walls is a non-profit that uses creative writing to empower youth and promote solutions to social issues. The organization consists of young artists, ambassadors, and associates from Barcelona, Berlin, Bethlehem, Palestine, Brooklyn, Cape Town, Detroit, Santiago, and Warsaw. Founder & Director Fran […]

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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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United Gala for Orphaned Children in Developing World

New York, N.Y.  Orphaned children–especially in poor countries–face daunting odds against succeeding in life. In many countries they have little, if any, opportunity to obtain an education or training that would enable them to become independent, contributing members of their society. Many organizations work to offer hope. This fall, two groups are collaborating for the […]

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Orphaned Starfish Foundation – Saving Orphans+ One Child at a Time

By Noriella Santos, edited by Jim Luce. New York, N.Y.  “I want to be a lawyer.  I want to give a voice to my brothers and sisters here at the orphanage who have no voice.  I love them all.”  Said an abandoned girl living in an orphanage in the Dominican Republic told the team from the […]

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El Museo del Barrio: Fifth Avenue on Fire

New York, N.Y.  Forty years ago, El Museo del Barrio was a dream contained in a single classroom so far north that “sophisticated” Manhattanites would not visit there after dark.  It was founded in 1969 by artist and educator Raphael Montañez Ortiz and a coalition of parents, educators, artists, and activists who noted that mainstream museums largely […]

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C.E.O. Brooke Partridge Helps Lead Technology Thought in Developing World

New York, N.Y. Despite our best efforts to meet in Barcelona, at the GSM World Congress, with 49,000 participants spread between 1,300 vendors, C.E.O. Brooke Partridge and I missed each other. We succeeded in connecting between New York and Palo Alto by phone a week later. It had been my impression that she was someone I had to interview, […]

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