In the Media

Over the years, PCAF’s work has been regularly covered by national and local news organizations

Broadcast Media Coverage

15 years after 9/11: How to honor the son we lost
CNN Opinion September 9, 2016

15 years after 9/11, grieving parents turn pain into purpose
CNN Opinion September 9, 2016

Steve and Liz receive the Citizens Medal (between minutes 7:35 to 8:45)
The White House October 20, 2011

Changing the Way Americans Give
CNN Newsroom September 6, 2011

Liz Alderman speaks at the ServiceNation Summit
Columbia University September 11, 2008

Nightline travels with the Aldermans to East Africa
Nightline September 9, 2008

Print Media Coverage

An ‘Aha Moment’ Brings Family Foundations Together
The Wall Street Journal April 30, 2013

Helping Trauma Victims Recover
The Wall Street Journal March 18, 2013

Peter C. Alderman Foundation: A Son’s Death On 9/11 Leads To Global Healing
The Huffington Post September 11, 2012

PCAF on Kony 2012
Our Blog on The Huffington Post March 15, 2012

2011 Presidential Citizens Medal Winners
The Huffington Post October 21, 2011

Obama awards 13 Americans Citizens Medals
Reuters October 20, 2011

President Obama Honors 2011 Citizens Medal Recipients
White House Blog October 20, 2011

Honoring the Memory of 9/11 By Honoring the Memory of 9/12
The Huffington Post September 12, 2011

Foundation Turns 9/11 Tragedy into Hope
Deutsche Welle September 12, 2011

9/12: How Forming Nonprofits Eased The Grief For Victims’ Families
The Huffington Post September 11, 2011

Six Words for 9/11
Need to Know on PBS September 7, 2011

To Honor Those They Lost—9/11 Ten Years Later
Reader’s Digest September 2011

Healing Emotional Scars
The Wall Street Journal September 11, 2010

Haiti’s Post-Traumatic Mental Recovery
America’s Quarterly January 26, 2010

Think its Over Once You’re 60?
The Huffington Post October 31, 2009

Stephen and Elizabeth Alderman – The Big Cure
Westchester Business Journal September 2009

Healing Invisible Wounds
Need Magazine September 2009

9/11 Legacy: Healing Scars of Terrorism
Journal News August 2009

How Melinda and Bill Gates Taught Me that Great Philanthropy is Not Just About Money
Huffington Post June 2009

Alderman Foundation is one of Barron’s most effective philanthropies [pdf]
Barron’s Magazine November 26, 2007

A bid to blend old, new to heal Uganda [pdf]
The Baltimore Sun September 10, 2007

9/11 Fatigue Doesn’t Stop Local Family from Taking on World’s Problems [pdf]
The Journal News September 10, 2007

Charity Honors Memory of 9/11 Victim by Aiding Others Who Suffer Traumas [pdf]
The Chronicle of Philanthropy September 6, 2007

9/11 Mom Fights Grief as a “Hero” [pdf]
Patent Trader November 18, 2004

Foundation Seeks to Help Victims of Mass Violence [pdf]
Record Review November 14, 2004

Sept 11 Still Defines the Lives of the Family Peter Left Behind [pdf]
The Scarsdale Inquirer September 12, 2004

September 11 Families Build Foundations of Hope [pdf]
USA Today September 10, 2004


Sean Penn was the executive producer for this inspiring film, which premiered at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival. “Love Hate Love” follows three families on a journey across five continents, as they strive to build world-changing legacies and prove that even the most horrifying acts of hate can be overcome by simple acts of love.

Film featuring PCAF’s work in Cambodia.

This short video narrated by Liz Alderman showcases the history and mission of the Peter C. Alderman Foundation