May 14, 2013
The Tribute Center, the September 11th Families’ Association’s gallery on Liberty Street, is proud to host Amanda Ripley, who will speak about her book, The Unthinkable – Who Survives When Disaster Strikes — and Why, at 6:30pm on Tuesday, May 14, 2013.
For the book, Ms. Ripley has interviewed hundreds of survivors of all kinds of disasters – the terrorist attacks of September 11 2001, fires, plane crashes – to determine what kinds of behaviours increase one’s chances of survival.
All are welcome to attend.
9/11 Tribute Center
120 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10006
May 10, 2013
Join Carol Rosenberg, David H. Remes, Dr. Gerald E. Thomson, and Karen Greenberg on Friday, May 10, 2013, from 12:00pm – 1:30pm for a discussion about current conditions at Guantanamo and the feasibility of closing down the prison.
Carol Rosenberg is the military-affairs reporter at The Miami Herald. David H. Remes is an American lawyer who has served as a pro bono attorney for several of the prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay prison. Dr. Gerald E. Thomson is the Lambert and Sonneborn Professor of Medicine Emeritus at Columbia University. He also served on the Constitution Project’s Task Force on Detainee Treatment, an independent, bipartisan panel which has recently released a report on the capture, detention, and interrogation of terror suspects during the Clinton, Bush and Obama Administrations.
Lunch will be served at the event.
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Fordham University at Lincoln Center
12th floor Lounge
113 West 60th Street
New York, NY
May 2, 2013
Please join Dr. Robert Motta, Professor of Psychology at Hofstra, and Robert Cavera, M.S., a third level doctoral student at Hofstra, who conducted a PTSD educational session at the Seaford Public Library in January, are returning to conduct a follow-up session on May 2, 2013 at 7:00pm.
Psychological trauma will be discussed, as well as healthy ways to cope with continuing feelings of stress, anger and frustration associated with Sandy.
Please register at the Library’s desk beginning Friday, April 12, 2013. For more information, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seaford Public Library
2234 Jackson Avenue
On Thursday, May 2, 2013 from 10:00am to 12:00pm noon, the Christian Regenhard Center for Emergency Response Studies at John Jay College will present a panel discussion on the topic Evidence-Based Practice in Emergency Response.
Members of the panel will include Dr. Theron Bowman, Deputy City Manager, Arlington, TX; Larry Collins, Battalion Chief (Special Operations) Los Angeles County Fire Department; Clark Kimerer, Deputy Chief, Seattle Police Department; Paul Maniscalco, consultant and author, and members of the Christian Regenhard Center Advisory Board.
Christian Regenhard Center for Emergency Response Studies at John Jay College
899 Tenth Avenue (cross street 58th Street)
New York, NY
Please join members of the Board of the Christian Regenhard Center for Emergency Response Studies on Thursday, May 2, 2013, from 10:00am – 12:00pm as they discuss Evidence-Based Practice in the Field of Homeland Security in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings.
Speakers will include Clark Kimerer, Deputy Chief of the Seattle Police Department and Donell Harvin of the NYC Department of Health. Mr Harvin will share his observations from the response to the Boston bombing.
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All seminars are free and open to the public.
John Jay College, Room 630
899 Tenth Avenue (at 58th St.)
New York, NY
April 30, 2013
Linda Jacobs, author, archaeologist, and an expert on the Syrian immigrant community in New York City, and Todd Fine, co-founder of the “Save Washington Street” preservation campaign, will present a multimedia-aided talk on Little Syria: Lower Manhattan before the World Trade Center, a discussion about the history of the neighborhood in the southwestern corner of Lower Manhattan.
From May 3 to May 27, the Arab American National Museum in Dearborn, Michigan, is presenting an exhibition documenting this neighborhood’s history at the 3LD Art & Technology Center, 80 Greenwich Street, three blocks south of the World Trade Center.
The presentation at the 9/11 Tribute Center this evening will highlight key aspects of the exhibit, including a look at the few historic buildings that still remain in this rapidly transforming corner of the city. 6:30pm.
The program is free and open to the public, but reservations are required due to space limitations; email firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure your space.