The New Black Elite

On September 10, Immigration Journalism Award recipient Elise Vincent of Le Monde will join Crystal Fleming, professor of sociology and Africana studies at Stony Brook, and WNYC reporter Arun Venugopal for a panel discussion on ra…

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Young Leaders 2014

This summer, the French-American Foundations in the United States and France announced their new classes of Young Leaders, comprising emerging leaders in a wide range of professional fields, from business to diplomacy, technology…

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A World Without Borders

In 2008, Ecuador opened its borders, ending visa requirements for foreigners and embracing the principle of universal citizenship. Discover the lessons learned from this experiment in this piece written by 2013 Immigration Journal…

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The New Black Elite Young Leaders 2014 A World Without Borders

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The New Black Elite
September 10, 2014

In a recent article in M, le magazine du Monde, 2012 Immigration Journalism Award winner Elise Vincent wrote about a group in France that she referred to as the “new black elite,” as the cover of the magazine showed a rising c…

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October 2, 2014

In 2011, Jose Antonio Vargas risked his career by sharing a personal secret: he publically came out as an undocumented immigrant in an essay published in The New York Times Magazine. In Documented, he chronicles his journey as an…

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Young Leaders Annual Meeting
October 8, 2014

The 2014 Class of Young Leaders will meet with returning participants for the annual meeting, scheduled to be held in Paris and Bordeaux, France…

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The Art of Diplomacy

Read the summary report, view video, and see photos from the Foundation's "The Art of Diplomacy" conference, held June 11, 2014.

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New York Saved Coco Chanel

Join our friends at the Museum of the City of New York Friday, September 30, for a discussion with Rhonda Garelick author of MADEMOISELLE: Coco Chanel and the Pulse of History and New Yorker author Judith Thurman.

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