We come here to remember those who were killed, those who survived and those changed forever. May all who leave here know the impact of violence. May this memorial offer comfort, strength, peace, hope and serenity.®
Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Moore as they begin to put their lives back together following the aftermath of the devastating tornado. We are offering resources and assistance in dealing with the trauma and grief that come from such tragedy. Dr. Robin Gurwitch, an international expert on child grief, trauma and disaster mental health, worked with the Oklahoma City community following the bombing in 1995 and continues to work with Memorial staff as we reach out to those affected by this tragedy. More »
In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon attack, HBO Real Sports correspondent Mary Carillo met with several inspirational competitors who have survived the Oklahoma City and Boston Marathon tragedies and are taking strides toward healing. Carillo and her team were with us on April 28th to capture the power of the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon. Watch a preview of this Real Sports episode which premieres Tuesday, May 21 at 10pm ET/PT on HBO. More »
The Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum today honored human rights activists Malala Yousafzai and her father, Ziauddin, with the 2013 Reflections of Hope Award for their resilient leadership in support of women's right to education.
"Today I have been given the Reflections of Hope Award, and it's an honor for me. It's not only an award. It's hope. It's more courage. It's more strength," said Malala Yousafzai in her first globally telecast remarks since returning to school in March. "I hope that we all will work together, and we all will fight for the rights of girls. And the day will come when all girls can go to school." More »