News & Press Releases

Triangle Shirtwaist Memorial Group Announces Scholarship Awards for 2010-2011

October 20, 2010

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Memorial [TSFFM] organization announced that twenty-three Triangle Scholars have been named for the academic year 2010-11 to receive scholarship grants. The new class of Triangle Scholars is TSFFM’s largest and brings the total of awards…

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Triangle Memorial Group Scholarship Program Succeeds For Ninth Consecutive Year

June 20, 2010

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Memorial (TSFFM) announced today that proceeds from its Ninth Annual Dinner, held on March 25, 2010, and Memorial Journal will enable it to provide college scholarships for the academic year 2010-2011 to another twenty students…

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Triangle Shirtwaist Group Names Four As Recipients of Clara Lemlich Public Service Awards for 2010

February 20, 2010

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Memorial (TSFFM) announced that four individuals have been named to receive a Clara Lemlich Public Service award for their work and efforts in calling attention to and participating in the reform of workers’ compensation and…

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TSFFM, a recognized 501 ( c )(3) organization incorporated on December 2, 2002, was established to memorialize the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire of March 25, 1911, its impact on changing New York State labor laws, and its role in the creation of the Workers' Compensation law. TSFFM seeks to educate the general public regarding workplace safety and to provide scholarships for the children of workers who died or were permanently disabled as the result of workplace accidents or illnesses.