As a champion for grief support in schools, New York Life Foundation is proud to once again partner with the 9/11 Museum on the Anniversary in The Schools Webinar commemorating the 20th Anniversary of the tragic events of September 11th. The program invites teachers, students, and community organizations to participate in this free on-demand program.  Registered participants will be able to view a film highlighting first-person accounts of the attacks and their aftermath and connect with Museum staff in real-time through an interactive live chat. The 35-minute program will be available on demand beginning Friday, September 10, 2021.

This year's featured speakers at the event include:

Bill  Spade, a retired FDNY firefighter who responded to the World Trade Center on 9/11,  and his son,  John Spade,  a graduate of the  9/11 Museum Ambassador  program and  Museum  volunteer.

Carlton Shelley  II,  a West Point graduate who  was  a student  in the elementary school where President George W. Bush  was told about the 9/11 attacks . 

Will  Jimeno,  a  retired  Port Authority police  officer  who  was rescued from the debris pile hours after surviving the collapse of the Twin Towers.

Brielle  Saracini and  Cait  Leavey,  whose fathers were both killed on 9/11 and who became lifelong friends while volunteering with an organization dedicated to supporting those who lost loved ones on September 11th.

The webinar will be available at Log in at any time beginning Friday, September 10 to view the program on demand. The live chat will be available from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. EDT on September 10 and 11.

Educators can register for the event here.

Learn more about the event here.


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