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A 20-Year Journey: From 9/11 To Today (Zoom)

September 7, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: Zoom Videoconference

Join us for this live webinar on Tuesday, September 7th at 6:00PM EST.

Join us in reflection and remembrance as Mary Fetchet, Founding Director of Voices Center for Resilience, presents the program A 20-year Journey: from 9/11 to today. Ms. Fetchet, a resident of New Canaan for 33 years and mother of Brad Fetchet, who died in the September 11 attacks, will discuss her journey over the past 20 years. She will speak about the evolution of her personal experience, her advocacy efforts, and how the loss of her son and the needs of the other families led to the creation of Voices Center for Resilience. In the years since 9/11, Mary has dedicated her time to providing long-term support for victims’ families, responders, and survivors, and in assisting communities impacted by other tragedies.


Mary Fetchet is Founding Director of Voices Center for Resilience, formerly known as Voices of September 11th, an organization she co-founded following the death of her 24-year-old son Brad on 9/11. Her unique background as a mother of a victim, along with 27 years of experience as a clinical social worker, influenced VOICES innovative approach to providing long-term support services for thousands of 9/11 families, responders, and survivors, as well as assisting communities impacted by other tragedies.
Ms. Fetchet works collaboratively with public-private partnerships in the U.S. and abroad to share lessons learned and conduct educational initiatives and training. She has co-authored several scientific publications, tip sheets and trainings that have been distributed worldwide.

A strong advocate for the rights of victim’s families and survivors, mental health care, and public policy reforms, she advocated for the notification of human remains, the creation of the 9/11 Memorial Museum, and was instrumental in the establishment of the 9/11 Commission. She testified before the U.S. Congress on five occasions.

Ms. Fetchet has received several awards, including induction into the Hall of Fame at Columbia University School of Social Work, the ABC News Person of the Year, and NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams Making a Difference.


September 7, 2021
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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