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.
Seminar – An Examination of Suicide Attacks in the United States: Comparing al Qaeda and Affiliated Movements and Far-Right Suicide and Non-Suicide Incidents and Perpetrators
The next Friday seminar on terrorism at John Jay College will be held on Friday, October 31, 2014 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm. The speaker will be Professor Josh Freilich, who will discuss the topic “An Examination of Suicide Attacks in the United States: Comparing al Qaeda and Affiliated Movements and Far-Right Suicide and Non-Suicide Incidents and Perpetrators.” Freilich is a professor of criminal justice at John Jay College. He is the creator and co-director of the United States Extremist Crime…Find out more »
The annual Brooke Jackman Foundation Gala will take place at 6:30pm on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the Mandarin Oriental in Manhattan. There will be fabulous food from notable New York restaurants, a cocktail reception and silent and live auctions. Ticket prices begin at $250.00. To order tickets or to become a sponsor, please click here. All proceeds will help the Brooke Jackman Foundation with its literacy programs for New York area children. Avid reader Brooke Alexandra Jackman was 23…Find out more »
Concepts of Independence, an organization devoted to helping people with disabilities to live independently, will present this year’s Abe Zelmanowitz Humanitarian Award to two FDNY firefighters, Lawrence Hollingsworth, a 10-year FDNY veteran, and Damion Waite, who has 9 years on the job, for their rescue of three people, one of whom was in a wheelchair, in January 2014. The Abe Zelmanowitz Humanitarian Award honors the courage and self-sacrifice of Abe Zelmanowitz, who, during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2014,…Find out more »
On the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Wednesday, October 29, 2014, Staten Island Long-Term Recovery Organization will host several remembrance events. At 4:00pm, there will be a Resiliency Walk on the Boardwalk at Sand Avenue and Father Capodanno Boulevard by Dolphins, followed by a community supper at the picnic area at Lincoln and Midland Avenues. A Service of Remembrance will be held at the same picnic area at 6:30pm. After the service, at 7:45pm, a candlelight vigil will take place there…Find out more »
From 3:00pm to 7:00pm on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Monmouth County Long-Term Recovery Group will host a resource fair at Port Monmouth VFW for those still in need. More than 20 organizations will be on hand to help with case management, mental health issues, finance, legal services, and more. Organizations expected include FEMA, NJ Natural Gas, representatives from Monmouth County and Operation Hope. The Salvation Army will provide a canteen. Amanda’s Easel will host…Find out more »
Join Staten Island Long-Term Recovery Organization, Queens Recovery Coalition, Brooklyn Long-Term Recovery Group, Lower East Side Ready and other groups at 6:30pm on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 for a ceremony in Bowling Green Park to mark the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. You can follow them on Twitter at #lighttheshore, #lightthecity and #sandyrecovery.Find out more »