Tag Archives: Roosevelt Island

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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The Child School/Legacy High School Celebrates Annual Dinner

New York, N.Y.  An amazing opportunity was given to three of the nine newly summer interns from J. Luce Foundation. They were able to experience one of the most humbling and touching events of the summer the Child School/Legacy High School annual dinner. Everything took place at the Battery Garden located in a beautiful and […]

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Marin and Alina Gherasim In Great New Exhibit at RIVAA

Memory-Continuity New York, N.Y. Saturday, May 7, the Roosevelt Island Visual Art Association opened a new exhibit in its main gallery at 527 Main Street. The collection of 60 works by Romanian Father and Daughter Marin and Alina Gherasim marks the second time in less than a month that RIVAA delivers top of the line […]

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Blue Dragon Unveiling, April 27 on Roosevelt Island

I’ve posted a brief story along with a photo gallery from the event here: Blue Dragon Unveiling Gallery It was a great event for the community, as you will see. Tweet

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Ulla and Gustav Kraitz to Unveil Blue Dragon on Roosevelt Island, NYC

New York, N.Y. A dedication ceremony for the Blue Dragon sculpture, donated to Roosevelt Island by world renowned Swedish artists Ulla and Gustav Kraitz, will be held at Southpoint Park on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 11 a.m. The Blue Dragon embarked on a long voyage to its new home, departing from Hamburg, Germany on March […]

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Spring into Action this Season with the J. Luce Foundation!

New York, N.Y. Spring 2016 is going to be the most exciting season the J. Luce Foundation has experienced since its inception. There are so many ways that you can get involved and help better humanity! It began in 1998 with Orphans International Worldwide, and was joined in 2008 by the J. Luce Foundation. The Stewardship […]

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