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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. […]

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Humanitarians and Luce Leaders Honored at 19th Annual Awards Gala

New York, N.Y. On Thursday, February 28, 2019, The J. Luce Foundation in conjunction with its sister charity Orphans International Worldwide (OIW), and its New York Global Leaders Lions Club, hosted the 19th Annual Leadership Awards Gala at The Princeton Club in New York City. This year’s theme is “Three Continents of Leadership Experience,” celebrating the success […]

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Reflections on Leadership from Marietta’s McDonough Conference

Marietta College, Ohio. The J. Luce Foundation (link) is opening the Luce Leadership Centre at Caribbean Maritime University (link) in June, open to its 6,000 students in August. It will feature both on campus and online courses in experiential leadership through a Doctorate degree. 1924: Jamaican-born political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator Marcus Garvey. Photo: Wiki […]

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A Journey to Jakarta with J. Luce Foundation Young Global Leaders

Jakarta, Indonesia. In life, we have many long, treacherous journeys that we must complete. The flight to Jakarta was one of them for me. After an entire day spent on planes, we had finally reached Indonesia at midnight Wednesday, August 8 for the J. Luce Leadership Experience 2018. As a Breaking Walls Ambassador, this was an exciting experience […]

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Helen Keller’s Speech to 1925 Lions Club International Convention

Chicago, IL. On June 30, 1925, the renown leader of the blind Helen Keller addressed the International Convention of Lions Club International in Cedar Point, Ohio. During this convention, she charged Lions with becoming “knights of the blind in the crusade against darkness.” This is the text of her speech: Dear Lions and Ladies: I suppose you have heard the legend […]

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Lions Legends to Join New York Global Leaders Lions Club

New York, N.Y. On the heels of the 95th Annual New York State Lions Club International Convention in Rochester, it was announced today that Past District Governor Peter Pergolis and his wife, Lion Joanne Pergolis, are joining The New York Global Leaders Lions Club of Manhattan (Facebook). Lions (clockwise) Sue Jenner, Mike Bhuiyan, Peter Pergolis, Loretta […]

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From Challenge Grants to P.R.: Many Facets of J. Luce Foundation

New York, N.Y.  When my mother passed away in 2001, I was inspired to create Orphans International Worldwide (OIWW) that went on to help vulnerable children in Africa, Asia and the Americas. My father’s death in 2007 provided the impetus to create a foundation embracing arts, education and orphan care with an emphasis on supporting young global […]

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Lions Clubs International Focuses on Global Issues at U.N.

With Kristopher Kempski. New York, N.Y. On March 12, 2016, just a few days after International Women’s Day, more than 700 Lions, Leos, ambassadors and guests gathered at the U.N. for the 38th Annual Lions Day with the United Nations to discuss peace and gender equality. More than 700 Lions and guests gathered at the […]

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