9/11 Tribute Center programs are offered throughout the year. Lectures, educational workshops and support programs are available to unite family members who lost loved ones, survivors, Lower Manhattan residents, rescue and recovery workers and volunteers who assisted in the aftermath of 9/11. Visit tributewtc.org for a schedule of upcoming programs and events.
Past Events › Survivor of terrorist attack
Joe Torrillo, retired FDNY, will share his September 11th survival story, which he calls “Buried Alive with the Will to Survive” at 2:00pm on February 26, 2014 at Marshalltown Community College. The talk is open to the public. The fee to attend is $39.00. To purchase tickets, please call 641-752-4645 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Dejardin Hall, Room 808 Marshalltown Community College 3700 South Center Street Marshalltown, IAFind out more »
Our friends at Voices of September 11th will host the Voices Center of Excellence for Community Resilience Symposium on Friday, January 17, 2014 from 8:30am to 3:30pm at Rutgers University. The Symposium will promote resiliency in communities impacted by trauma, with attention paid to long-term needs of these communities. The fee to attend is $100.00; $125 with CEU. Lunch will be included. To register, please contact Sheri Burkat at sburkat@voicesof sept11.org or at 732-543-2300. Rutgers University Trayes Hall – Douglass Campus…Find out more »
Lauren Manning, survivor of the September 11th terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, will be the keynote speaker at both the University of North Alabama’s commencement ceremonies on Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 10:00am and 2:00pm. Manning, a senior vice president and partner at Cantor Fitzgerald in 2001, was entering the lobby of WTC1 as Flight 11 struck. Flaming jet fuel exploding from the elevator shafts burned more than 80% of her body. Manning is one of Cantor’s very…Find out more »
This month will mark the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, November 9-10, 1938, when Nazis destroyed, burned and vandalized thousands of synagogues, Jewish homes and businesses. Kristallnacht survivor Ilie Wacs, who was 11 at the time, is an artist whose work about that act of terrorism, A Gathering Storm: The Vienna Papers, 1938, will be on display at the Museum of Tolerance in New York through December 6, 2013. He and his sister, Deborah Strobin will…Find out more »
On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 from 8:00am to 10:00am, at the Disability Employment Awareness Breakfast at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Knoxville, author, disability activist & 9/11 survivor Michael Hingson will discuss his escape from the 78th floor of the World Trade Center. Hingson is blind and escaped Tower 1 with a colleague and his guide dog Roselle. For more details or to reserve your place, please call Tina Jones at 865-594-6060, ext. 1105. Crowne Plaza Hotel 401 West Summit Hill Knoxville,…Find out more »
President Uhuru Kenyatta declared three days of national mourning for the victims of the terrorist attacks at the Westgate mall in Nairobi starting Wednesday, September 25, 2013. We grieve for the dead and their families and pray for them, the survivors and rescuers.Find out more »