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VOICES Public Discourse Initiative:
Commemorating the 15th Anniversary
Remembrance, Renewal, and Resilience
 
 
 
Monday, September 12, 2016
 
Grace Farms
365 Lukes Wood Road
New Canaan, CT
 
 
 
In commemoration of the 15th Anniversary of 9/11, VOICES partnered with Grace Farms Foundation for a public discourse program centered on remembrance, renewal, and resilience. Participants discussed their perspectives on the long-standing impact of 9/11 and the current challenges we face.
 
Thank you to those who joined in remembering those whose lives were lost, and gained insight into how we can best prevent, respond to and recover from acts of terrorism and mass violence.
 
 
 
 
Personal Reflections: Responding to and Recovering from Acts of Terrorism
Mary and Frank Fetchet, Voices of September 11th, 9/11 family members, published VOICES of Experience: Helping Communities Heal After Traumatic Events
Bonnie McEneaney, 9/11 family member and author of Messages
Brian Lavigne, 9/11 survivor, Morgan Stanley
Guy Fortt, 9/11 Responder, Greenwich Fire Department
Ann Nyberg, WTNH, Moderator
 
Preventing Another 9/11: The Way Forward
Senator Richard Blumenthal
Senator Chris Murphy
Congressman Jim Himes
Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, NBC, Moderators
 
Global Threat Assessment: Progress Report
John Gannon, Former CIA Deputy Director for Intelligence, ex-Chairman of the National Intelligence Council, and first Staff Director of the House Homeland Security Committee
Scott Bates, former Senior Policy Advisor to the U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee (post 9/11), author Winning the War on Terror
James Kreindler, Attorney and co-chair of the Plaintiffs' Committee in the 9/11 litigation proceeding against the financiers and sponsors of al-Qaeda
The Honorable Tim Roemer, 9/11 Commissioner, US Ambassador to India 2009-2011, Member of Congress from Indiana 1991-2003
Richard Lui, NBC, Moderator
 
 
 
 
 

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