Tag Archives: International Day

At One, Bauer Fund Raises Cash, Awareness, Random Acts of Kindness

New York, N.Y.  One year ago this week, my friend and high school classmate informed me that his son had taken his own life. Not the call I wanted to get – and sure as hell not the call he wanted to make. With news that just makes the world stand still. News that alters […]

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‘Tolerance Must be Taught, Nurtured, Defended,’ says Ban Ki-Moon

New York, N.Y.  Tolerance is much more than passively accepting the “other;” it brings obligations to act, and must be taught, nurtured and defended, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, calling on the world to recognize the mounting threat posed by those who strive to divide, and pledge to forge a path defined by […]

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J. Luce Foundation Announces Bauer Fund on Anniversary

On this day, September 5, 2015, The J. Luce Foundation announces the launch of The Bauer Fund, in honor and memory of Grant Michael Bauer, aged 25, who passed away one year ago today from an act of suicide. The fund is to assist young adults with mental health issues or developmental delays. The program will also provide impetus for promoting kindness around the world.

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On International Day: Respect Migrants, Reject Xenophobia

New York, N.Y.  To mark International Migrants Day, the United Nations family is calling on people and Governments everywhere to reject xenophobia and embrace migration as a key enabler for equitable, inclusive and sustainable social and economic development. Migrant workers in India cook a meal. Photo: World Bank/Curt Carnemark. “Let us make migration work for the […]

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Nelson Mandela International Day Announced by the United Nations

New York, N.Y.  Nelson Mandela is about to be released from the hospital, his health condition now stabilized. A South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and politician, he is the first black South African to hold the office, and the first elected in a fully representative, multiracial election. His government focused on dismantling the legacy of apartheid through tackling […]

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