Participate in local, national and global service projects. Share the 9/11 Tribute Center’s supportive community of healing and learning.
9/11 Tribute Center guides meet annually with the guides from the Pentagon Memorial and the Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania. Together, we exchange ideas, inspire each other, guide each other onto our respective sites, share educational materials and methods of working with school groups and provide updates on the three memorials.
9/11 Tribute Center guides participate in efforts to beautify and rebuild Lower Manhattan, such as planting daffodils.
When the USS NEW YORK is in New York City, members of the crew are often invited to events at the 9/11 Tribute Center. 9/11 Tribute Center guides have received special invitations to tour the USS NEW YORK. It’s an opportunity for guides and crew alike to meet and hear one another’s stories.
After the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster that hit northeastern Japan in 2011, the 9/11 Tribute Center’s co-founder Lee Ielpi and several 9/11 Tribute Center guides traveled to Japan in 2012 to offer support to the victims of 3/11.
A second trip was made with additional 9/11 Tribute Center guides in the spring of 2013. 9/11 Tribute Center guides and victims of the tsunami found comfort in sharing their remarkable stories of survival and resilience.