Tag Archives: community development

Meet Elite Learners: A Small Nonprofit with a Big Impact

Brooklyn, N.Y. With public housing projects towering in the background, Brooklyn-based Elite Learners held its annual bookbag and school supplies giveaway event on a warm August afternoon, a week before the city’s public schools opened for the 2019 – 2020 school year. The youth development organization, headquartered in the economically struggling and violence-prone Brownsville neighborhood, […]

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Jim Luce Visits SUNY Maritime College, Founded by His Forebear

Bronx, N.Y. Rear Admiral Michael A. Alfultis, Ph.D., president of SUNY Maritime College, asked Jim Luce if he knew his great-grandfather several times removed Rear Admiral Stephen B. Luce had founded the U.S. Naval War College at Annapolis? “Yes,” Jim replied, “My grandmother (Agnes Foote Luce) dragged me there as a child – I know it for […]

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The Wonderland@IAAC Literary festival is this Weekend Oct 19-20 in New York City

Himalayan Sessions compiles contemplative compositions by world music icons to donate instruments to underprivileged kids

Sabbe Sañkhara Aniccã: All Conditioned Things Are Impermanent

Dharamshala for Americans: His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Hometown

Simple: Whatever Faith Tradition, It’s All About Kindness

In Himalayas: Once Greater Tibet, Now Tragically Divided