Tag Archives: Roosevelt Island

In New York: Crazy, Kids – or Old Fashioned Hatred? You Be The Judge

Roosevelt Island, N.Y. With the rising tide of homophobia, xenophobia, racism, Islamophobia and anti-Semitism since the election of Donald Trump in America, indeed the world, we cannot expect to avoid a reflection in our own backyard. Even the elderly and disabled are suffering with severe budget cuts. Luckily the reflection is small. In fact, we […]

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2019: On Eve of Twentieth Anniversary, Incredible Banner Year

New York, N.Y. 2019, our 19th year, was a tremendous breakthrough year for Orphans International Worldwide, the J. Luce Foundation, and the New York Global Leaders Lions Club. Our mission of raising, supporting and educating Young Global Leaders was strengthened more than in any previous year. We launched in India. We launched our Luce 24 […]

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First Trip to Manjushree Tibetan Orphanage High in Himalayas

Tawang, India. Waking up my first morning in Manjushree, I hear the children already up and practicing their spirituality, chanting in Tibetan. Their soft voices can be heard chanting across the mountainside. A little girl from the Manjushree Orphanage off to Delhi for an operation. It was successful. Photo: Stewardship Report. With our helicopter fogged in, we […]

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Global Leaders Lions Club Launches Website with NYOT Support

New York, N.Y. The New York Global Leaders Lions Club, founded in 2015, has launched its first website. This Lions Club (Facebook), supporting Orphans, Education & the Arts, is supported by The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation, Supporting Young Global Leaders. It is based on Roosevelt Island, New York City. The New York Global Leaders Lions […]

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Introducing J. Luce Foundation’s Young Global Leaders Summer 2019

New York, N.Y. This summer, the J. Luce Foundation‘s Young Global Leadership Initiative (Facebook) welcomes 12 students from high schools and colleges across the United States. The group represents countries such as Burma, Colombia, China, Haiti, HongKong, Sri Lanka, U.S.A., and Vietnam. Under the foundation, the Young Global Leadership Initiative was created to provide ongoing opportunities for […]

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New York Global Leaders Lions Club Supporting Better Vision Care

New York, N.Y.  The Yonkers Lions club, New York Global Leaders Lions & Leo Club and the J. Luce Foundation Young Global Leadership Initiative delivered one- thousand glasses on June 26 to the Roosevelt Island Senior Center in New York City. Lion PDG Peter, Lion Joanne, Lion Jim Luce, interns with NY City Council and […]

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Luce Addresses Caribbean Commencement on Leadership

Kingston, Jamaica. On November 11, 2018, the latest class of the Caribbean Maritime University of Kingston, Jamaica graduated. Dignitaries who spoke at the Commencement included H.R.M. Drolor Bosso Adamtey I of Ghana, Hon. Dean-Roy Bernard, Ministry of Education, Youth & Information Secretary, University President Fritz Pinnock, Hon. Ruel Reid, Minister of Education, Youth & Information, and Jim […]

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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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