On June 3, 2024, The Victims of Communism Memorial Museum and Foundation (VCMMF) hosted a vigil for victims of the Tiananmen Square massacre. Eric Patterson, the new director of the VCMMF, gave an address to begin the evening, which included talks from Chen Guangcheng and student organizers of Tiananmen Square. Dr. Bill Saunders, Director of the Center for Human Rights, was also in attendance.