This month, VOICES celebrates the accomplishments and resilience of African Americans that contributed to so many events that influenced the growth of this nation. We especially want to recognize the late Congressman John R. Lewis.
There are two deadlines in the VCF’s claim filing process: a Claim Filing Deadline and a Registration Deadline. It is important to distinguish between the two and be aware of which applies to your individual circumstances.
U.S. Representatives Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Gerald E. Connolly (D-VA) and Don Beyer (D-VA) introduced legislation on March 29 to designate the “September 11th National Memorial Trail.” The Secretary of Interior would be authorized to designate a tour route to link the National September 11th Memorial and Museum in New York City, the Pentagon Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, and the Flight 93 National Memorial in Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
Domestic White-supremacist extremism is the greatest threat to U.S. security, President Joe Biden’s top homeland security official told Congress — in the same way Islamist extremists were cast as the greatest threat before and after the 9/11 attacks two decades ago. More.
Voices of September 11 (VOICES), a non-profit organization founded in the aftermath of the 2001 terrorist attacks, has issued a series of free tip sheets that share lessons learned about providing support and building resilience in times of crisis.
Voices of September 11th is pleased to announce that New Canaan resident, Bonnie McEneaney McNamara was elected as Chair of the Board, after serving as a board member since its inception in 2002. She is succeeding VOICES Board Chair, and former New Canaan resident Kurt Wolfgruber, who passed away in June 2019.
Bonnie had a successful career in the financial services industry where she rose to the level of Senior Vice President at MasterCard Worldwide. She spent 21 years at MasterCard in positions of increasing responsibility in new product development, promotions and sports marketing and global cardholder services. She began her career at American Express.