Tag Archives: Roosevelt Island

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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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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Missed Gala with Jim Luce? Many Free New York City Events Offered

New York, N.Y. Last week, The National Arts Club was home to the J. Luce Foundation’s 17th Annual Gala (See: How You Can Help Jim Luce Try to Heal the World) and over 200 attended, despite the high price tag. Over the next five weeks, Jim Luce is inviting his friends to five separate events in Manhattan […]

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Tadeusz Sudol: Connected to Two Worlds – New York and Old Europe

New York, N.Y. Every day, when Tadeusz (Tad) Sudol, Ph.D. makes the crossing from Manhattan to Roosevelt Island — the “small town” of 14,000 in New York’s East River — he is reminded of another crossing he made, 28 years ago. In 1988, Peter Marcuse, a professor of urban planning at Columbia University, met him […]

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