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.

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September 2018

Book Discussion – “Moment of Truth” by former NYC Deputy Commissioner of Emergency Management Kelly McKinney

September 27, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
John Jay College, 899 Tenth Avenue (
New York, NY United States

Join the Christian Regenhard Center for Emergency Studies on Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 1:30pm until 3:30pm for a discussion of Kelly McKinney's new book, Moment of Truth. The book provides an eye-opening perspective on the realities of emergency management and the need to prepare for disasters of all kinds. Kelly McKinney is a former Deputy Commissioner of Emergency Management for the City of New York and more recently Chief Disaster Officer for the American Red Cross of Greater New York, and NYU…

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October 2018

Seminar – Joby Warrick on “Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS”

October 12, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The John Jay Center on Terrorism seminar series continues on Friday, October 12, 2018 at 3:00pm with Joby Warrick, national security reporter for The Washington Post. Warrick won his second Pulitzer Prize for his 2015 book, Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS, which he will discuss on Friday. His full bio can be found here. The seminar will be held in Room L2.84 of John Jay's New Building, and is free and open to the public. New Building John Jay College of Criminal Justice 500 West 56th…

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February 2019

Dinner and book event for Gary Sinise’s memoir to benefit Friends of Firefighters

February 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friends of Firefighters

On Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 5:00pm at Friends of Firefighters in Brooklyn, Gary Sinise will make his only New York appearance on the book tour for his memoir, Grateful American. Attendees can meet Gary and receive a copy of the book. Best known for playing Lieutenant Dan Taylor in Forrest Gump, Sinise is now known for his charity work, especially his work with veterans. Ticket prices begin at $50.00 for a regular ticket to the discussion and entertainment provided by…

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March 2019

An Evening with FDNY Captain Andrew Serra, author of “Finding John”

March 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Friends of Firefighters will host an evening with FDNY Captain Andrew Serra, author of Finding John, on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 7:00pm until 9:00pm at Friends of Firefighters in Brooklyn. Finding John is Serra’s account of his experiences during the recovery operations after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Proceeds from the sale of the book will benefit the Ray Pfeifer Foundation and Friends of Firefighters. A raffle will also be held during the event. Raffle prizes include…

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April 2019

September 11th widow and author Lisa Luckett to speak

April 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

On Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm, at Year of the Fit’s night of recovery and evolving, meet Lisa Luckett, author of The Light in 9/11: Shocked by Kindness, Healed by Love. In the book, Lisa tells of losing her husband in the 9/11 terrorist attacks and being left with three small children. She will discuss her healing at the event. The evening will also feature Danielle Buccellato, owner of Renaissance the Studio, who will talk about healing…

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September 2019

Welcoming the Stranger: a “Come from Away” 9/11 story with Kevin Tuerff

September 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue (at 110th Street)
New York, NY United States

Kevin Tuerff will speak and sign copies of his book on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 7:00pm at St. John the Divine in Manhattan. Come from Away, the hit Broadway musical, tells the true story about the small town in Newfoundland who welcomed thousands of stranded strangers from 90 countries when airspace was closed because of the terrorist attacks of  September 11, 2001. Kevin Tuerff was there. In his memoir, Channel of Peace: Stranded in Gander on 9/11, Kevin tells the story…

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