Our Voices: Message from the Director
I hope this note finds you well. This Wednesday, March 25, the 9/11 Memorial Museum is hosting the first in a series of talks that will explore the topic about the spread of Islamist radicalism. We've included information below about the event and details on how to register.
Do we get over it? Do we get on with it? What is grieving? How do we transform traumatic loss into an enduring presence that we use for connection and healing? Against the backdrop of traumatic impact, Dr. Suzanne B. Phillips will invite us to recognize that the road from trauma to hope and healing is neither predictable nor time-sensitive.
What are the long-term implications for families who have experienced trauma? How do stories about tragedy and remembrances of those who have been lost get weaved into the narrative of a child's family legacy? What are the mind-body connections that help one understand the intimate relationship of the mind and body, and how do we tap into these tools to optimize our health?
Join us for VOICES Inaugural Golf Outing on Monday, June 8, 2015 at Woodway Country Club, Willie Park Jr. designed course; recently voted 7th best in CT by Golf Digest. Funds raised support VOICES efforts to provide support to 9/11 families, responders and survivors and to share our expertise and lessons learned to promote healing and resiliency in other communities impacted by tragedy.
VOICES will be participating in Fairfield County's Giving Day on Thursday, March 5, and we need your support. Hosted by Fairfield County's Community Foundation, Giving Day is a 24-hour online event to "Give Where You Live" and celebrate the work of nonprofits in the Foundation's area.