9/11

AUDIO: Therapy Dogs Play Crucial Role After 911

  Rachel McPherson is the founder and executive director of the Good Dog Foundation, a New York City-based pet therapy organization. Rachel trains therapy dogs and brings them to patients in need. Cancer survivors and the elderly have all benefited from the pets who aid in the healing process. But after 9/11, the caring canines would play a role in consoling people emotionally burdened by the events of the attacks.  Read more »

Video: 9/11 Memorial's Speakers Series Explores Volunteerism

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Every vote, artifact counts: Betsy Gotbaum gives back to 9/11 Memorial

On 9/11, many people recall a day that began like any other, marked by a strikingly clear blue sky. They can vividly identify where they were or what they were doing as the attacks began to unfold.  Read more »

Volunteerism since 9/11, RSVP now for latest lecture

 The "9/11, Today and Tomorrow" speaker series has returned  for another installment at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site, 20 Vesey St. (Between Church Street and Broadway).  Read more »

Video: Speakers Series Focuses on Realizing the 9/11 Memorial

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9/11 Memorial’s Architect to headline dynamic speakers series

9/11 Memorial architect Michael Arad this month will detail what inspired him to design a national tribute to the nearly 3,000 people killed in the World Trade Center terror attacks in 2001 and 1993 as part of the "9/11, Today and Tomorrow" speakers series. Arad will share early designs of the memorial in the event called "Realizing the 9/11 Memorial" at 6:30 p.m., Nov. 10., at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site, 20 Vesey St.RSVP  Read more »

Video: 9/11, Today and Tomorrow speakers series

 In case you missed it: New York Times best-selling author Peter Balakian read a powerful selection of 9/11-themed poems  at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site, 20 Vesey St., as part of the well-received “9/11, Today and Tomorrow” speakers series. The event was filmed in HD for online audiences and is being brought to The MEMO blog readers by WNET.ORG's Thirteen Forum.    Read more »

Honoring Memory, Lives in the 9/11 Memorial Museum

The family of Rosa Gonzalez, who worked in Tower One and was killed on 9/11, recently donated T-shirts, missing posters, and mass cards to the 9/11 Memorial Museum. These personal items, accompanied by recorded stories, will be preserved in Rosa’s memory in the Museum’s permanent collection.  Read more »

Best-selling Author Peter Balakian Ushers in Return of Engaging Speakers Series

New York Times best-selling author Peter Balakian read a powerful selection of 9/11-themed poems yesterday at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site, 20 Vesey St., as part of the well-received “9/11, Today and Tomorrow” speakers series. The poems conjured up feelings and imagery of the World Trade Center before and after the attacks.Balakian, a professor in humanities and English at Colgate University, has authored five books of poems and three prose works, including the Times  Read more »

Come Hear Best-Selling Author Read 9/11-themed prose tonight in speakers series

New York Times best-selling author Peter Balakian will read a selection of 9/11-themed poems tonight at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site, 20 Vesey St., as part of the well-received "9/11, Today and Tomorrow" speakers series.It's not too late to RSVP for this event and others in this dynamic series.Balakian, a professor in humanities and English at Colgate University, has authored five books of poems and three prose works, including the Times  Read more »