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Tuesday's Children Offers Camp Tuesday's Champions!

CampTC will be an enriching four-day program that brings together children of Tuesday's Children, ages 10-15, for workshops in art, music, drama and sports as well as campfires, water activities, adventure courses, nature walks, scavenger hunts and much more! Professional staff members will facilitate each workshop. Dedicated counselors will coordinate the schedule for the campers. To ensure a safe and fun community for each child, a clinician and a nurse will be on site at all times.

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Educational Session

An educational session on the Victim Compensation Forum will be held in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn on Wednesday, August 7 from 6:00 - 8:00pm. 9/11 responders, workers and volunteers are invited to attend. The participants will answer questions about the application process and the distribution of awards. The deadline to apply to the Victim Compensation Fund is October 3, 2013. To attend, contact Sonia at 631-855-1207 by August 5th. Learn More.

"Harlem Got Talent" Summer Program

Family member Clyde Frazier, Sr. asked us to share news about an organization that he is supporting, "Harlem Got Talent." The students are working this summer with Musical Director, Hal Kresner. They are learning to sing, play instruments and create dance routines, beginning with "Stand By Me." They meet every Tuesday all summer to give the students an activity while school is out.

9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance

My Good Deed is conducting their campaign again this year to inspire millions of people to do good deeds in observance of 9/11. If you would like to participate, visit www.911day.org and post your pledge to do a good deed this year in remembrance of those lost on 9/11. In a number of cities, including New York, Washington, DC, Boston, Dallas, Phoenix and St. Louis, you can sign up to participate in special volunteer projects from September 7 to September 11.

"Walk With Joe" 5K Walk on September 7th

On September 7th, the 11th annual "WALK WITH JOE" will take place, a memorial 5K walk honoring Patrick "Joe" Driscoll, Christopher Gray and Tom McCann, who lost their lives on September 11th. The Walk will be held on Saturday, September 7, 2013, 10:00 a.m., at Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Manalapan, NJ. Please visit the website at www.walkwithjoe.com to register and obtain additional information. All proceeds are donated to local charities and non-profit organizations.

Twin Towers Author Talk & Reading at Rutger's Alexander Library

Folklorist and Rutgers American Studies Professor Angus Gillespie will read from his bestseller, Twin Towers: The Life of New York City's World Trade Center, and discuss the cultural significance of this monumental work of civil engineering, on Tuesday, July 9th from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Alexander Library's fourth floor Scholarly Communication Center. A light reception will precede the author talk. Learn More.

Mary Fetchet Inducted in Columbia University School of Social Work Hall of Fame

VOICES Founding Director Mary Fetchet was inducted into the Hall of Fame at the annual Alumni Day of her alma mater, the Columbia University School of Social Work. "It was a great honor to be recognized with such esteemed individuals - Paul Kurzman '64, Sadye Logan '80DSW, and the late Shelton Granger '47, each who have made significant contributions to the field of social work. During the daylong event, we had an opportunity to present our work to educators and alumni." Those in attendance were especially interested to learn how VOICES social work training has influenced their work.

Outreach Campaign to Publicize Expanded 9/11 Resources Under Zadroga Act

On Monday, June 24th Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney and Congressman Jerrold Nadler held a press conference in Lower Manhattan to raise awareness about health care benefits available under the Zadroga Law. The event also marked the 100 day countdown to the deadline for most survivors and responders to file claims for economic losses with the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF). To view the press release, click here.

Remembering Senator Frank Lautenberg

Sadly, we lost a champion for the 9/11 community with the recent death of Senator Frank Lautenberg. After 9/11, he relentlessly pushed for higher spending on homeland security and on the Tenth Anniversary he sponsored legislation calling for a national moment of silence to honor the victims. Most importantly, Senator Lautenberg was always available to listen to our concerns. I have fond memories of my last conversation with him while traveling from Washington DC on the Amtrak train.

News 4 New York Giants Health and Fitness Expo

VOICES staff participated in the News 4 New York Giants Health and Fitness Expo. Over 20,000 people attended the one-of-a-kind weekend event held in the MetLife Stadium. The VOICES team got a chance to meet several members of the News 4 team right on the field where the NY Giants play in the fall! They also got the chance to talk to hundreds of people about how to apply to the World Trade Center Health Program. The New York metropolitan area is home to many of the responders and survivors who were at the WTC site after 9/11.

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VOICES Provides Support Services

VOICES Staff Provides Support Services Including: Assessments, Support Groups, Referrals, Commemorative Events, Workshops.

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