Tag Archives: New York City

Art Triumphant: Our Foundation’s Artist-in-Residence on Cuban Ballet

New York, N.Y. I first met the accomplished South African native Nan Melville about a decade ago through the Indo-American Arts Council where I was on the Board. Nan is a photographer and filmmaker extraordinaire, having won first prize in the Nikon Nissan International Travel Photography, among other photographic awards. Nan at National Ballet Pressrom 2016 Festival. Ever […]

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Creating Reasons to Live: Overcoming Gay-Bashing and Ebola in Africa

New York, N.Y. In 2017 the J. Luce Foundation awarded HIV & AIDS educator, activist and human rights defender-in-exile Ghislain Joël Nkontchou Honorable Mention for his work with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people in his native country of Cameroon, Central Africa where he was forced to confront homophobia and eventually flee into exile to […]

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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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J. Luce Foundation Announces Bauer Fund on Third Anniversary

New York, N.Y. Three years ago on September 5, 2015, The J. Luce Foundation announced the launch of The Bauer Fund, in honor and memory of Grant Michael Bauer who passed away from an act of suicide in 2014. Grant Bauer was the impetus for the J. Luce Foundation’s Bauer Fund. Photo courtesy of the Bauer Family. […]

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Bauer Fund Highlighted as Suicide Continues to Stalk America

New York, N.Y. My beloved mother committed suicide. My good friend’s son Grant Bauer committed suicide. Celebrities commit suicide. There is an epidemic stalking America that snuffs out lives young and old, rich and poor, famous and not. None of us or our families are completely immune. American celebrity chef, author, and television personality Anthony Bourdain […]

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Shootings & Terror Attacks: Tips for Coping, Advice for Mothers

New York, N.Y. In the wake of so many mass shootings and random terror attacks that have injured such innocent children, mothers have become particularly worried. The fears are sadly warranted, as these tragic events have happened while children are at school, in church, or even just on the street. Many mothers ask me about […]

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Annual Memorial Service Honors Staff Who Died Serving U.N.

New York, N.Y. Peacekeepers at attention during the Annual Memorial Service held to honor United Nations personnel who have lost their lives while serving with the Organization. A moment of silence for the families of the fallen. Photo: United Nations. Tweet

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Foundation’s Mural Featured at Motor Gate Gallery Opening 2018

New York, N.Y. Unveiling of the new Fall for Arts Festival murals being added to Roosevelt Island’s Motorgate Garage Atrium. Includes, a reception in the Atrium with live music, refreshments, and a tour of this unique art. The gallery was hosted last week on March 28th, 2018 and became a big success. Last fall, the Festival […]

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How a Book Can Grow Your Business

Dr. Yum’s Preschool Adventure Program Aims to Help Kids Love their Veggies

Moral Obligation of Addressing Global Poverty at Princeton

Princeton: Orphans International’s First College Club

Six Reasons to Sleep Like an A-Lister on ‘cloudten’ Luxury Bedding

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Paws of War Receives Donation, Aims to Help More Veterans with New Location