VOICES News Alert

March 24, 2011

Media Contact:

Jennifer Santana
Voices of September 11th
732-543-2300
Jsantana@voicesofsept11.org


10th Anniversary Speaker Series

New Brunswick, New Jersey (March 24, 2011) Voices of September 11th is offering a Speaker Series to provide 9/11 families, survivors and rescue and recovery workers with a community of support while promoting self-expression, healing and resilience.

They will be held at the VOICES New Brunswick office at 84 Albany Street in New Brunswick. Additional Speakers will be announced. Refreshments will be served.

For Reservations contact: Sheri Burkat at (732) 543-2300 or sburkat@voicesofsept11.org.

Journaling as a Means for Self Expression and Freedom
Wednesday, March 30th
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Victoria Roche
Ms. Roche, a licensed social worker, is a Personal and Professional
Coach who integrates philosophies of positive psychology into her
coaching practice.


Ancient Practices for Today
Monday, April 4th
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eileen Ellis
Ms. Ellis is a full-blooded Mohawk Indian Medicine Woman. She
possesses a Masterís Degree in Social Work and has been trained
by the Four Winds Society in Energy Medicine. Her teaching
focuses on Native American wisdom practices and re-connecting
us to Spirit and Nature.



About Voices of September 11th

Voices of September 11th (VOICES) is committed to its core mission of supporting the ongoing needs of those impacted by the terrorist attacks on 9/11/01 by providing a wide range of programs including information forums, teleconference groups, case management services, 9/11 Living Memorial workshops and annual 9/11 Day of Remembrance events.

VOICES is led by Founding Director Mary Fetchet, a clinical social worker who lost her 24-year-old son Brad on 9/11. VOICES supported the creation of the 9/11 Commission and continues to advocate for reforms to promote preparedness on the local state and federal level. VOICES membership has grown to over 11,000 9/11 families and their children, rescue workers and survivors. It has offices in New Brunswick, New Jersey and New Canaan, CT.

VOICES 9/11 Living Memorial Project is an online digital archive that commemorates the nearly 3,000 lives lost and documents stories of survivors. VOICES skilled social workers help families create a meaningful tribute to their loved ones though an extensive collection of photographs, written tributes and personal keepsakes that will be preserved for future generations. The archive will become a core component of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center. Visit the 9/11 Living Memorial at www.voicesofsept11.org.

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