List/Grid Awards and Recognition

Since our founding in 2002, September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows has been honored to receive recognition and awards including nominations for the 2003 and 2004 Nobel Peace Prize. Throughout the coming year, we will share these awards and invite you to explore the organizations that made them.

Filipov Peace and Justice Forum Honors September Eleventh Families for Peaceful Tomorrows

September Eleventh Families for Peaceful Tomorrows is an organization founded by family members of those killed on September 11th who have united to turn their grief into action for peace…. Read more »

2018 Isaac Hecker Award for Social Justice for Colleen Kelly

If ever there were a person who embodies Gandhi’s famous dictum that “you must be the change you wish to see in the world,” it is Colleen Kelly. She is… Read more »

2011: PT Recognized in Charles Strozier’s New Book

“…I survey in my concluding chapter the many 9/11 survivor and family groups. I found that at best most such groups are politically centrist and cautious; others have been avowedly… Read more »

September 2011: PT received the Bridge Builder Award

September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows accepted the Bridge Builder Award on September 22, 2011. We were invited to meet with civic leaders, clergy leaders as well as political activists…. Read more »

October 2011: PT Receives Peacemaker Award

We are honored that Pax Christi MA Assembly will be awarding Peaceful Tomorrows their Peacemaker Award on Saturday, October 22, 2011. Co-Founder and PT member Colleen Kelly will deliver the… Read more »

2011 El-Hibri Peace Education Prize

In 2011 September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows was nominated for the 2011 El-Hibri Peace Education Prize. Nominees for this prize came from five continents. PT was nominated for the… Read more »

August 2011: Pax ChristiUSA honors Colleen Kelly with the 2011 Teacher of Peace Award

Colleen Kelly was named the 2011 recipient of the Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace Award. “At a time when our nation needed models for how to deal with our… Read more »

August 2011: Talat Hamdani Named Human Rights and National Security Reform Fellow

PT member Talat Hamdani is named Human Rights and National Security Reform Fellow by the Rockwood Leadership Seminar.

2004 Nobel Peace Prize Nomination

September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows was honored to be nominated for the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize by the International Peace Bureau. From the official website of the Nobel Prize:… Read more »

War Resisters League Peace Award

Founded in 1923 and now The United States’ oldest secular pacifist organization, the War Resisters League resists war at home and war abroad. Its work for nonviolent revolution has spanned… Read more »

Peaceful Tomorrows receives no money from 9/11 charities or disbursements. We depend entirely on individual and foundation grants to continue our work. More...

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