When a woman he knew ceased keeping tabs on the news after her husband died on 9/11, Arnold Korotkin decided to help her out by regularly emailing information related to the terror attacks that he thought was beneficial.

Much has happened in the ensuing years: Korotkin’s daily emails have provided thousands of 9/11 family members with details about helpful services and much more. And along the way, he’s connected with organizations also assisting the 9/11 community.

“As a sociologist and community organizer, I’ve always believed in empowering citizens by providing information and resources,” said Local 6025’s Korotkin, a Montclair State University sociology professor, in a story by Jenna Sundel in The Montclarion.

To read Sundel’s full story, click here.

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