Dr. Jane Goodall Celebrates 90th Birthday

Dr. Jane Goodall Celebrates 90th Birthday Apr 4, 2024

On April 3, the world observed the 90th birthday of Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, a renowned ethologist, a conservationist, a UN Messenger of Peace and the founder of the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI). More
Avatar Stars Pose For Photos to Support The Nature Conservancy

Avatar Stars Pose For Photos to Support The Nature Conservancy Mar 28, 2024

Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver and Kate Winslet, stars of 20th Century Studios’ “Avatar: The Way of Water”, posed for renowned underwater photographer Christy Lee Rogers for a series of photographs celebrating our oceans to raise funds to support The Nature Conservancy (TNC). More
Hudson River Park Friends to Host 8th Annual Playground Committee Luncheon

Hudson River Park Friends to Host 8th Annual Playground Committee Luncheon Feb 22, 2024

Hudson River Park Friends will host the 8th Annual Playground Committee Luncheon on March 8. More
Global Leaders Sign Elders’ Open Letter Calling for Bold Action on Existential Threats

Global Leaders Sign Elders’ Open Letter Calling for Bold Action on Existential Threats Feb 15, 2024

Over 100 leading figures, led by members of The Elders and the Future of Life Institute, have issued an open letter calling on world leaders to take a bold new approach to address ‘catastrophic’ risks to humanity. More
The Elders Call for Israel to Comply with ICJ Measures

The Elders Call for Israel to Comply with ICJ Measures Jan 30, 2024

In a new statement, The Elders – including Mary Robinson, Ban Ki-moon, Graça Machel, and Gro Harlem Brundtland – are calling on Israel to comply with the International Court of Justice: More
Artists, Activists Call for Global Plastics Treaty to End the Age of Plastic

Artists, Activists Call for Global Plastics Treaty to End the Age of Plastic Nov 14, 2023

Thirteen celebrated activists, athletes and actors from around the world have appeared in a video calling to end the age of plastic. More
The Women's Media Center 2023 Women's Media Awards Honors Mariska Hargitay, Fredricka Whitfield and More

The Women's Media Center 2023 Women's Media Awards Honors Mariska Hargitay, Fredricka Whitfield and More Oct 27, 2023

THE WOMEN'S MEDIA CENTER hosted their 2023 WOMEN’S MEDIA AWARDS on October 19th at the Whitby Hotel in New York City. More
The Elders: Palestinian and Israeli Lives Must be Valued Equally in Global Response to Crisis

The Elders: Palestinian and Israeli Lives Must be Valued Equally in Global Response to Crisis Oct 26, 2023

The following is a statement from The Elders, a group of independent global leaders working for peace, justice and human rights, founded by Nelson Mandela and chaired by Mary Robinson: More
Hudson River Park Friends To Host 25th Anniversary Gala

Hudson River Park Friends To Host 25th Anniversary Gala Oct 9, 2023

Hudson River Park’s 25th Anniversary Gala will honor Susanna Aaron and Turner Construction Company. More
Farm Aid 2023: Farmers Say Climate Change Demands Sustainable Ag, Policy Must Follow

Farm Aid 2023: Farmers Say Climate Change Demands Sustainable Ag, Policy Must Follow Sep 28, 2023

As Congress readies the 2023 Farm Bill, Farm Aid's annual music and food festival was the backdrop for farmers’ and farm advocates’ calls for policies that incentivize climate-resilient agriculture, challenge corporate power and promote equity in the food system. More
Leonardo DiCaprio Honored at Oceana’s 10th Annual New York Gala

Leonardo DiCaprio Honored at Oceana’s 10th Annual New York Gala Sep 26, 2023

On Tuesday, September 19, Oceana supporters gathered at Rockefeller Center’s Rainbow Room to celebrate the organization’s 10th annual New York Gala. More
Farm Aid 2023 Returns To Indiana

Farm Aid 2023 Returns To Indiana Jul 13, 2023

Farm Aid’s annual music and food festival is returning to Noblesville, Indiana, on Saturday, Sept. 23, at Ruoff Music Center. More
Elders Warn of Consequences of “One-State Reality” in Israel and Palestine

Elders Warn of Consequences of “One-State Reality” in Israel and Palestine Jun 26, 2023

Following their visit to Israel and and Palestine, Mary Robinson and Ban Ki-moon warn that a ‘one-state reality’ is now rapidly extinguishing the prospect of a two-state solution. More
The Elders Urge Global Co-Operation to Manage Risks and Share Benefits of AI

The Elders Urge Global Co-Operation to Manage Risks and Share Benefits of AI Jun 6, 2023

The Elders are calling on world leaders to work together urgently on the design of strong international governance, to allow all humanity to take advantage of the opportunities of Artificial Intelligence (AI), while limiting the enormous risks. More
Al Roker Hosts 7th Annual Playground Committee Luncheon For Hudson River Park Friends

Al Roker Hosts 7th Annual Playground Committee Luncheon For Hudson River Park Friends Mar 9, 2023

Hudson River Park Friends raised nearly $400,000 at the 7th annual Playground Committee Luncheon last week. More
The Elders Call for International Condemnation of Russia's New START Suspension

The Elders Call for International Condemnation of Russia's New START Suspension Feb 24, 2023

On the first anniversary of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, The Elders call on all UN member states to condemn President Putin’s latest efforts to escalate his illegal war on Ukraine through suspending Russia’s participation in New START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty). More
The Women’s Media Center 2022 Women’s Media Awards

The Women’s Media Center 2022 Women’s Media Awards Nov 21, 2022

THE WOMEN'S MEDIA CENTER hosted their 2022 WOMEN’S MEDIA AWARDS on November 17th at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City. More
Honorees Announced for The Women's Media Center's 2022 Women’s Media Awards

Honorees Announced for The Women's Media Center's 2022 Women’s Media Awards Nov 14, 2022

Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan, and Gloria Steinem — the Co-Founders of The WOMEN'S MEDIA CENTER — announce the honorees for the 2022 Women’s Media Awards, to be held on Thursday, November 17th, at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City. More
2022 Hudson River Park Friends Gala Raises $2.6 Million for Park Initiatives

2022 Hudson River Park Friends Gala Raises $2.6 Million for Park Initiatives Oct 19, 2022

Hudson River Park Friends returned to Pier Sixty in Hudson River Park to celebrate all that the four-mile-long oasis provides to millions of New Yorkers each and every day. More
Farm Aid 2022 Demonstrates The Climate Resilience Of Family Farmers

Farm Aid 2022 Demonstrates The Climate Resilience Of Family Farmers Sep 28, 2022

Against the backdrop of an urgent climate crisis, Farm Aid 2022 highlighted both the ways that family farmers in North Carolina, the Southeast and across the country are impacted by this crisis and the positive ways in which they are addressing it―sequestering carbon and decreasing greenhouse gas emissions. More
NRDC Honors Anna Scott Carter at “Night of Comedy” Benefit Hosted by Seth Meyers

NRDC Honors Anna Scott Carter at “Night of Comedy” Benefit Hosted by Seth Meyers Sep 26, 2022

Last week, NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) hosted its annual New York fundraising comedy event, “Night of Comedy”, at Casa Cipriani New York. More
Malala Yousafzai Receives The Elevate Prize Catalyst Award for Advocacy in Afghanistan

Malala Yousafzai Receives The Elevate Prize Catalyst Award for Advocacy in Afghanistan Sep 26, 2022

The Elevate Prize Foundation announced Malala Yousafzai as this year’s recipient of The Elevate Prize Catalyst Award in recognition of her long-standing advocacy for girls’ education, including through her work with Malala Fund, the non-profit she co-founded with her father to champion every girl’s right to 12 years of free, safe, quality education. More
Hudson River Park Friends To Host 2022 Gala

Hudson River Park Friends To Host 2022 Gala Sep 19, 2022

Hudson River Park Friends will host their annual Hudson River Park Friends Gala to celebrate their blue and green oasis and show their appreciation for everything that it has provided the millions of New Yorkers over the past year. More
Oceana’s New York Gala Raises Over $1.6 Million to Protect and Restore the Oceans

Oceana’s New York Gala Raises Over $1.6 Million to Protect and Restore the Oceans Sep 15, 2022

On Tuesday, September 13, distinguished business, philanthropic, and cultural leaders gathered at Rockefeller Center’s Rainbow Room for Oceana's annual New York Gala to celebrate and support the organization’s mission to restore the health and abundance of the world’s oceans. More
Farm Aid 2022 Festival Is Sold Out

Farm Aid 2022 Festival Is Sold Out Sep 6, 2022

Farm Aid announced today that its Sept. 24 music, food and farm festival is sold out, offering fans several options to enjoy Farm Aid performances from home, including Circle Network, SiriusXM and FarmAid.org. More
NRDC to Honor Anna Scott Carter at New York Night of Comedy Benefit 2022

NRDC to Honor Anna Scott Carter at New York Night of Comedy Benefit 2022 Sep 2, 2022

NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) will host its fifth fundraising event, “Night of Comedy” in New York presented in partnership with Warner Bros. Discovery. More
The Elders Stress Neutrality on Ukraine Cannot be an Option Following Kyiv Visit

The Elders Stress Neutrality on Ukraine Cannot be an Option Following Kyiv Visit Aug 18, 2022

The Elders call for increased international support for Ukraine and stress that neutrality is not a moral option in the face of continued Russian aggression. More
NRDC to Honor Anna Scott Carter at New York “Night of Comedy” Benefit

NRDC to Honor Anna Scott Carter at New York “Night of Comedy” Benefit Jul 27, 2022

NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) will host its fifth fundraising event, “Night of Comedy”, on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at Cipriani South Street, Casa Cipriani in New York. More
NRDC Honors Julia Louis-Dreyfus at Night of Comedy Benefit

NRDC Honors Julia Louis-Dreyfus at Night of Comedy Benefit Jun 10, 2022

Earlier this week, NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) hosted its first-ever Los Angeles fundraising comedy event, “Night of Comedy” at NeueHouse Hollywood. More
NRDC to Honor Julia Louis-Dreyfus at Night of Comedy Benefit

NRDC to Honor Julia Louis-Dreyfus at Night of Comedy Benefit May 9, 2022

NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) will host its fundraising comedy event, “Night of Comedy” in Los Angeles for the first time, on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at NeueHouse Hollywood. More