Mayor de Blasio Signs Legislation Expanding Survivor Benefits And Strengthening Lead Laws

Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed Intro. 1785 to expand healthcare benefits to surviving family members of City employees who die in the line of duty or who die from a 9/11-related illness. Continue Reading →

NYC Department Of Consumer Affairs Warns About September 11 Victims Scam From Harlem To Hollis

The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) is aware of calls being made by individuals impersonating employees at the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund to steal the private information of first responders and survivors. Continue Reading →

Father And Son First Responders From Harlem Precint Die From 9/11 Cancer Link

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Robert Alexander and his father, Raymond, both had the day off — until two airliners crashed into the World Trade Center towers. Continue Reading →

9/11 First Responders Tattooed At The Apollo

Tattoo artists from across the city came together at the Apollo Theater on Tuesday to offer free tattoos as a way of drawing attention to the realities that 9/11 survivors face every day — and to pay tribute to the price so many first responders paid. Continue Reading →

11 Ways To Honor 9/11 From Harlem To Hollywood

twin-towers2September 11, 2001 will always be a tragic day in American history from Harlem to Hollywood, but in the years since the attacks, it has become a day to honor the victims and survivors by doing good. Continue Reading →