More than 200 schools around the country participated in YAF’s 9/11: Never Forget Project to remember the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, placing 2,977 American flags—one for each victim—in the ground to remind their peers the magnitude of the loss our nation suffered.

Without the patriotic student activists who work to create these memorials each year, many schools would overlook the importance of the day or attempt to promote a politically-correct version of what happened in the skies over the east coast 16 years ago.

Sadly, some schools have attempted to block this iconic display, and students at some campuses attempt to divide schools on the anniversary of 9/11. Despite opposition, YAF continues to unite students around the country in meaningful remembrance of the lives lost on that clear September morning.

Young America’s Foundation created the 9/11: Never Forget Project in 2003 to help students create meaningful memorials to the innocent victims of Islamist terrorists and inspire commitment to defend our freedoms whenever they’re attacked. Since its creation, more than 10.4 million American flags have been placed in displays across the nation.

See below for live updates from around the country as students take part in this iconic activism project!
Angelo State University
Central Michigan University
Christian High School
Concordia High School
DePaul University
High Point University
Kennesaw State University
Liberty University
Maritime College
Rancho Campana High School
Ridley High School
Rocklin High School
Saddleback College
Seton Hall University
Southern Illinois University–Edwardsville
Southern Methodist University 
St. John Vianney High School
Texas A&M
Texas Christian University
The George Washington University
Trinity University
University of California, Berkeley
University of Georgia
University of Mary Washington
University of Michigan
University of Notre Dame
University of Redlands
University of the South
University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire
Virginia Tech
Wheaton College