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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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Moral Obligation of Addressing Global Poverty at Princeton

Princeton, N.J. Jim Luce, founder of Orphans International Worldwide joined Princeton professors Patricia Fernandez Kelly and Beth Bogan along with the Dean of the Center for Religious Life Alison Boden and student Sitraka Andriamanantenasoa representing the United World Colleges for a panel on “The Moral Obligation of Addressing Global Poverty at Princeton University on April 30, 2008. Presented by: United […]

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Princeton: Orphans International’s First College Club

Princeton. N.J. Mid-February, cold and wet. Packed onto New Jersey Transit’s rush-hour trains, we were off to organize our first university: Princeton. We began in the dining room at Forbes College, Orphans International Worldwide Officer John Lee, O.I.W.’s U.N. representative Margo LaZaro, and myself. O.I.W. Princeton Club Founder Virginia Maloney at first organizing dinner with OI […]

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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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J. Luce Leadership Team Lauded by Forbes, Gates, Ford Foundation

New York, N.Y. The J. Luce Foundation and Orphans International leadership team, comprised of  Young Global Leaders, Fellows, Scholars, Honorees, and Artists-in-Residence, have achieved accolades from several other institutions, including The Gates Foundation and Forbes magazine. Evin Floyd Robinson, co-founder of New York on Tech, receiving the  J. Luce Foundation NGLO Leadership Award in 2015. Photo: […]

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New W.H.O. Study: 800,000 People Commit Suicide Every Year

New York, N.Y. Every year, close to 800,000 people commit suicide, the second leading cause of death amongst people aged 15-29 in 2016. Ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day on Monday 10 September, a toolkit to help communities to prevent suicides has been released by the World Health Organization, WHO, and the Mental Health Commission of Canada. A portrait of a […]

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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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Highlighted Speech: Pres. Obama Awarded for Ethics, Rebukes Trump

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. President Barack Obama returned to politics at last on Friday, delivering a speech to preview his midterm election message and rebuke President Trump.  He said: It is good to be home. It’s good to see corn. (Laughter.) Beans. I was trying to explain to somebody as we were flying in, that’s corn. That’s […]

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MyRegistry Revolutionizing the Wedding Registry Process

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