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Join us in conversation with Karen Eckert and Susan Eckert Bourque, sisters of VOICES Co-Founder Beverly Eckert who died, along with 49 others, when their plane crashed in 2009. Karen and Susan, were thrust into advocacy roles that led to comprehensive aviation reform.

VOICES is honored to present Bob Woodruff with the 2024 Building Bridges Award for his strength and determination in the face of great adversity which reflects our vision to promote resilience in the aftermath of traumatic events.

Join us in conversation with Karen Eckert and Susan Eckert Bourque, sisters of VOICES Co-Founder Beverly Eckert who died tragically, along with 49 others, when their plane crashed near Buffalo, New York on February 12, 2009.

Back by popular demand, we are Rebroadcasting The Ripple Effect of Trauma: Understanding and Supporting Those Impacted by Mass Violence with Dr. Robin Gurwitch. If you were unable to attend in January, here is your opportunity to tune in for an informative presentation.

VOICES is excited to announce the launch of our new series, VOICES Presents Accidental Advocates. We begin the program by recognizing the advocacy efforts of Susan Eckert Bourque and Karen Eckert, along with the Families of Continental Flight 3407.

Join us on Wednesday, April 10th for our inaugural Building Bridges Luncheon, honoring Bob Woodruff, Emmy Award-Winning Journalist and ABC News Anchor. VOICES Building Bridges Award honors individuals who are making a difference in the lives of others.

Have you or your children been impacted by mass violence? Are you working with children affected by tragedy? Would you like to learn about the long-term effects of trauma, and how to promote resilience?

As we begin the new year, we are proud to share VOICES 2023 Milestones! This past year marked important achievements through our collaboration with both long-standing and new partners. Our partnership with subject matter experts has enriched our programs to provide long-term support, education, and training.

Happy New Year from our family to yours! As we begin 2024, our staff remains committed to providing meaningful support for victims’ families, responders and survivors, while collaborating with public-private partners to educate and train community stakeholders to prepare for and respond to other tragedies.

All of us at VOICES send our best wishes to you and your family for a holiday season filled with peace, love and joy! As we count our many gifts, know that your friendship and support is cherished, and gives us hope as we look forward to the coming year.