Category Archives: 9/11 Community Supports Victims of Terrorism and Disaster

FDNY firefighter, retired NYPD detective to bring vital care packages to Flint

Retired NYPD Detective Raymond Ramos and FDNY firefighter William West are delivering supplies to Flint, Michigan. The two men raised $12,000 through social media and fundraisers. Ramos called contacts in Flint and identified the most vital items needed — water, hand sanitizer and wet wipes. “We decided we should go over there and help those people. It’s a real neighborhood thing, a […]

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Mother of 9/11 victim: Needs have changed but still remain

Charles Wasilewski interviewed Mary Fetchet, mother of 9/11 victim Bradley Fetchet, 24, and founder of Voices of September 11th for My Central NJ on March 28, 2016. Voices of September 11th works to promote resiliency among those who have experienced traumatic events. Read the interview here.

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Senators pledge vote on Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA)

On December 21, 2015, Jordain Carney writes in The Hill that Senators Charles Schumer  and John Cornyn are pledging to get a vote on the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, which is designed to allow families of 9/11 victims (and future terrorism victims) to sue sponsors of terrorism. “The legislation, which the senators introduced earlier this […]

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