September 2021 marked 20 years since the tragedy of 9/11. Since then, The 9/11 Day foundation has been working to meet this dark day with the equal and opposite energy - to turn 9/11 into a day of positivity, connection, and doing good.
Though, in 2021, we felt more divided than ever. The fractious political climate and isolation brought on by COVID-19 made 9/11 Day's mission feel difficult to achieve. Add to that the fact that 1/4 of the US population today were not yet born on 9/11, and the disconnect felt greater than ever.