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 › Talk/lecture
A discussion called Helping Children Cope with Stressful Life Events will be held on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 6:00pm at the Resiliency Center of Newtown. The presenter will be Deborah Rivlin of the Children’s Room in Boston. This interactive event will give parents ideas and tools to help their children cope with loss and stress. The Resiliency Center of Newtown is a project of Tuesday’s Children and was set up to help those affected by the elementary school shooting in Newtown, CT…Find out more »
The next John Jay Friday seminar on terrorism will be held on Friday, November 8, 2013 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm. The speaker will be Peter Bergen, who will talk about the hunt for bin Laden. Peter Bergen was the only journalist allowed to interview Osama bin Laden in the late 1990s in the mountains of Afghanistan. He studied bin Laden and al Qaeda for many years. He is the author of Manhunt: The Ten Year Search for bin Laden. Bergen…Find out more »
Fordham Law School’s Center on National Security will present Lieutenant General Rhett Hernandez (ret.) on Friday, November 8, 2013, at 12:30pm. His topic will be Challenges Ahead in Cybersecurity. Lieutenant General Hernandez, former Commander of Army Cyber Command, will discuss the many challenges the US Army and Department of Defense face when operating in cyberspace. As the former head of Army Cyber Command, General Hernandez was responsible for planning, integrating and executing operations in defense of all US Army networks…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 »
John Jay’s Seminars on Terrorism continue on Friday, October 25, 2013, 3:00pm with Jessica Stern lecturing on the subject The Tsarnaev Brothers: What We Know So Far. Jessica Stern is a prolific author on terrorism and weapons of mass destruction. She is currently a fellow at the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at the Harvard School of Public Health, serves on the Hoover Institution Task Force on National Security and Law, and is a member of the Trilateral…Find out more »