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Luce Leadership Awards Recognize Youth Working to Better Humanity

New York, N.Y.  The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation honors young leaders making a difference on a global level at its second annual Luce Leadership Awards Ceremony & Reception. Recipients are chosen on their ability to better humanity, either in the U.S. or abroad, by displaying characteristics of honor, intelligence, benevolence and integrity.   2013 Luce [...]

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Pratham: Chelsea Clinton on Board USS Intrepid for Education in India

New York, N.Y.  In looking back at 2013′s most successful Manhattan events, the one gala that stands out for me took place on the USS Intrepid along the West Side Highway in early October. Although I have attended numerous galas on The U.S.S. Intrepid, nothing prepared me for the scale and impact of Chelsea Clinton’s keynote [...]

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The Clintons Release Year-End Greetings & Progress Report

New York, N.Y.  We have received the following holiday message from Bill Clinton and share it here with our readers: The holiday season has always been a time to share good tidings of peace and love with friends and family. In this spirit of reflection and celebration, I want to share how much Hillary, Chelsea, [...]

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Chelsea Clinton Seeks Input from Clinton Foundation Stakeholders

New York, N.Y.  December is an amazing month. It’s festive and celebratory while also contemplative as we reflect on the past year and imagine the year ahead.  We were pleased to receive this Questionnaire from The Clinton Foundation and share it with you.  Chelsea Clinton chatting with Jim Luce at the 2013 Pratham benefit on the [...]

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Hillary Clinton, Bette Midler, Michael Kors at God’s Love Gala

New York, N.Y.  Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton was presented with the first-ever Michael Kors Award for Outstanding Community Service by Michael Kors and Anna Wintour. Upon receiving her award, Clinton spoke about the unique quality of Americans to solve problems as a community and the increased importance of giving in this time [...]

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Gregorian Honored with “Vartan’s Way” in Andrew’s Carnegie Park

Dunfermline, Scotland.  Part of a park donated by Andrew Carnegie to the people of Scotland will be named after Vartan Gregorian, President of Carnegie Corporation of New York and a leading steward of the noted philanthropist’s legacy. Some 250 people are expected to attend the Oct. 14 ceremony dedicating a pathway as “Vartan’s Way” at [...]

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All-New Heifer.org Shows Path to Power Over Poverty

Little Rock, AR   Heifer International—a global development nonprofit focused on ending hunger and poverty—today celebrates the launch of its newly designed website at www.heifer.org. This fresh and compelling communications tool connects all supporters with clear calls to action and infographics that illustrate the impact Heifer programs have on the struggling farmers Heifer supports around the [...]

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New Report Highlights Children as Philanthropic Force

New York, N.Y.  A new United Nations Foundation report highlights children as a philanthropic forces, echoing the J. Luce Foundation‘s support of young global leadership as a way of connecting goodness.  The report spotlights three non-profit organizations working with children: Shot@Life, Girl Up, and Nothing But Nets. “Princesses Racing” to Give Kids a Shot@Life. “How can I raise [...]

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Recession Impoverished Millions of Children in Rich Countries

Mass Surveillance Puts Online Privacy at Risk: U.N.

New York Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola, at Bellevue Hospital

U.N. Day: Celebrating Continuing Commitment for Better World

Cuba Hosts U.N. Ebola Conference, Sends MDs to West Africa

Hope: Ebola Orphanage Opens in Sierra Leone