Annual VOICES symposium partners with international law enforcement to address mass violence

NEW YORK, September 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — September 9 and 10, 2022, Voices Center for Resilience sponsors its 21st Annual Remembrance Symposium in partnership with the Leadership in Counterterrorism Alumni Association (LinCT-AA) and the International Support Network for Victims of Terrorism and Mass Violence (INVICTM). The event takes place at the NYC Marriott Downtown, 85 West Street, New York City. Registration is mandatory.

The event will take place in person and will be broadcast live. Media coverage is welcome in advance, during the two days on site and after the symposium.

The September 9 Symposiumentitled Building trust in turbulent times
Opening speech by John Millerformer NYPD Deputy Commissioner for Intelligence and Counterterrorism
Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Alexander Mayorkas will also comment

International leaders in national security, law enforcement, counterterrorism and victim advocates will discuss:

  • Understand the current threat environment
  • Operation Kenova: A Framework for Inheritance Investigations
  • Integrating a victim-centered approach into police departments, organizations and agencies
  • Leadership in the Response to Mass Violence

The Commission discussion on 9/11. Governor Tom Kean, Chairman of the 9/11 Commission; key staff of the Commission, Phil Zelikow and Barbara Greweand member of the 9/11 family, Marie Fetchet will join Bob Massiedocumentary producer, Are we safer today?.

The September 10 Program, titled Support beyond the 20th anniversary
Subject matter experts, legal professionals and mental health providers will discuss the myriad of issues that still plague the 9/11 community. “The needs of those affected by acts of mass violence can often last a lifetime. Today, more than 83,000 9/11 responders and survivors suffer from serious mental and medical health issues. More than 5,200 have died 9/11-related illnesses,” commented Mary Fetchet, Executive Director of VOICES.

Media credentials and pre-registration are required. Complete the media request form by September 7, 2022: https://voicescenter.org/press-contact
Check the schedule: https://voicescenter.org/events/remembrance-symposium/2022.

About VOICE

From 9/11 until today, Voices Center for Resilience provides long-term support to families of victims, survivors and responders; and collaborates with public-private partnerships to help communities affected by the tragedy, in the United States and abroad.

LinCT-AA

Established in 2008, LinCT-AA brings together senior international law enforcement and intelligence officials to promote personal and professional development, networking, exchange of best practices and global thinking.

INVICTM

Established in 2016, INVICTM is a network of over 30 international members comprising NGOs, law enforcement and civil society members who provide information based on their background, country and professional perspective.

Contact: Jason Calfo at [email protected] or 917-613-6165
Website: www.voicescenter.org

SOURCE Voices Center for Resilience