Acts of Compassion

As a paralyzed nation watched the destruction of the World Trade Center towers and the attack on the Pentagon on September 11, people in the association community dried their eyes and went to work.

“Times of tragedy bring America's communities together, and associations…are often among the first to respond,” remarked Michael S. Olson, CAE, president and CEO of the American Society of Association Executives, in a statement shortly after the attacks.

One first responder was Arli

Register to view the full article

Register for and gain access to premium content including the CMI 25 Listing, our monthly digital edition, the MeetingsNet app, live and on-demand webinars, and much more.

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.