September 11

Q & A: The AmeriCorps Member Who Served with the President

Last week Americans around the country commemorated the 12th anniversary of the September 11th attacks with prayer, reflection, and remembrance. 

Like thousands of Americans, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama marked the day with service. In fact, President Obama served next to an AmeriCorps member in Washington, D.C.

Highlights from the 2013 September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance

Americans from around the country commemorated the 12th anniversary of the September 11th attacks with prayer, reflection, and remembrance.

Like thousands of Americans, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama also marked the day with service. President Obama volunteered next to an AmeriCorps member in Washington, DC!

Presidential Proclamation: 2013 Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance

The White House released the following proclamation in recognition of the 2013 Patriot Day and the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance.

PATRIOT DAY AND NATIONAL DAY OF SERVICE AND REMEMBRANCE, 2013

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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

Americans to Honor September 11th Anniversary with Volunteer Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 (All day)
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) today announced that hundreds of thousands of Americans are participating in service activities to commemorate the 9/11 anniversary on the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance, paying tribute to and honoring the victims and heroes of that day.

9/11 Day: Frequently Asked Questions About Service Projects Answered

The September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance is less than one month away! Many communities and organizations around the nation are in the final stages of coordinating remembrance ceremonies and service activities to observe and reflect on the day.

Here we provide answers to some of the frequently asked questions about the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance service projects and activities:

'I Will': What Will You Do in Honor of September 11th?

Originally presented in 2002 by 9/11 families and support networks, the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance honors the victims, survivors, and families of 9/11 through service-oriented programs. The 9/11 Day of Service has come to symbolize the culmination of our nation's enduring unity, engaging millions of volunteers and communities each year.

Why Serve on 9/11?

As we look ahead to this year’s September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance, let’s step back and consider why service is such an important part of this day.

Over seven years, 9/11 families and support groups worked to establish the day as a way to honor the victims and heroes of 9/11 and rekindle the spirit of unity and compassion that followed the attacks.

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