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Children International Names 2014 Inspire Award™ Finalists

Children International Inspire Award™

Children International, a child-focused humanitarian organization, has named the finalists for the 2014 Inspire Award™. These finalists have each been selected as winners in their region in order to be considered for this honor. The unique Children International Inspire Award™ celebrates outstanding contributions of volunteers who live in and are a part of the impoverished [...]

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Young Global Leader Embraces Prison Reform thru Osborne

 By Jim Luce and Alana Galloway  New York, N.Y.  As a high school student and Luce Leader 2015, part of the J. Luce Foundation’s Young Global Leadership program, I have become very interested in the topics of teen suicide, child trafficking, and prison reform.  One recent event held by the Osborne Association, an organization that [...]

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Stage and Screen Stars Unite to Salute Rita Cosby for Wounded Warriors

New York, N.Y. Last week over a thousand New Yorkers had the opportunity to “Celebrate America’s Heroes” on the occasion of Emmy-Winning TV and Radio Host Rita Cosby’s fiftieth birthday to benefit the acclaimed organization, the Wounded Warrior Project.  Held at the historic Edison Ballroom off Times Square, the star-studded gala was emceed by FOX News’ [...]

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Charity Contributes to Dialogue, Solidarity & Understanding

New York, N.Y.  Poverty persists in all countries of the world, ‎regardless of their economic, social and cultural situation, particularly in developing countries.  Yet, charity contributes to the promotion of dialogue, solidarity and mutual understanding ‎among people.‎ In recognition of the role of charity in alleviating humanitarian crises and human ‎suffering within and among nations, [...]

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“Beyond Vietnam” – When King Spoke Truth Beyond Civil Rights

New York, N.Y.  Four years after American involvement in Vietnam began, King boldly issued his first statement against the war by calling for a negotiated peace settlement. His condemnation of the War garnered criticism from the government and some SCLC colleagues. Following advice to focus on civil rights instead, King decided to approach the issue [...]

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Bringing Food for the Soul: God’s Love We Deliver

New York, N.Y.  Growing up, my family had traditions centered around the holidays. I remember delivering frozen turkeys at Thanksgiving with my local Rotary club. Last Thanksgiving my family was given the opportunity to do something quintessentially New York: we delivered delicious Thanksgiving meals to homebound New Yorkers. I have always tried to instill a [...]

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Friends of DeCosta Headley to Honor Humanitarians at Annual Dinner

New York, N.Y.  Many philanthropists toil and make personal sacrifices—with pleasure—because of their commitment to improving the lives of others.  Few realize the challenges and obstacles that some of us encounter in raising funds to support worthy causes.  So, it’s always a great feeling when someone acknowledges these efforts. I experienced such a moment a [...]

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We Are Family Foundation Gala to Honor Adam Lambert

New York, N.Y. After an introduction by Touré, WAFF Founder & Chairman, legendary songwriter and producer Nile Rodgers took the stage to welcome the evening’s guests. WAFF President Nancy Hunt spoke next, thanking guests for their support and emphasizing the significance of investing in the world’s youth through WAFF’s mission and existing programs such as [...]

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North Pole: Santa Swamped by Millions of Letters

U.N. Chief Urges Greater Attention to ‘Precarious’ Situation of Migrants

Latin America Welcomes Obama’s Move to Restore US-Cuba Ties

Historic Dalai Lama Broadcast Resonates on Chinese Social Media

After CIA Torture Revelations, U.S. Must Recover Moral High Ground – U.N. Expert

Spotlighting Racism, Stigma, U.N. Launches Ambitious Project