Acts of Support and Solidarity Following the Backlash

October 1, 2001

Source: The Baha'i World News

On October 1, 2001, The Baha'i World News reported that "Baha'i communities around the world responded to last week's terroist attacks...with prayers, voluntary acts of service, donations and messages of condolence...In New York City...members of the local Baha'i community rushed to the site of the world trade center complex and offered help...The New York Baha'i Center, which is located on 11th Street, was inaccesible to the general public for much of the week...However, by Friday, 14 September, that area was opened and the community sponsored a service at the Center as part of a national day of prayer and mourning...In the Baha'i House of Worship for North America, located outside Chicago, 800 people gathered on Friday for a noon prayer service."