Turning collective grief into collective power
Grief, Love, Action: Transforming collective sorrow into collective power was co-hosted by Narrative Initiative and Women’s March Network. You can watch a video of the event here and find out more about our guests below. We look forward to carrying this conversation forward as we turn collective grief into new, stronger narratives that celebrate mutual support and community action.
Reading, books and other resources mentioned by participants:
- COVID Memorial Day: An event on March 1, 2021, organized by Marked by COVID. See also the COVID-19 Memorial Day Vigil shared by Kristin Urquiza.
- The Wild Edge of Sorrow: The Sacred Work of Grief, Francis Weller
- Elizabeth Alexander, author of The Light of the World
- We Croak, an app to help people stop and think about death
- Grieving in a time of Covid-19, resources and stories curated by Dr. Laura Nissen
- What is Public Narrative?, Marshall Ganz
- Philanthropy and the case for reparations, Decolonizing Wealth Project
About our guests
We’ve added in Twitter handles and you can follow tweets from the session at #GriefLoveAction.
- Rinku Sen, Moderator and Executive Director, Narrative Initiative.
@rinkuwrites / @_Narrative
- Soyinka Rahim, Grassroots Spiritual Practitioner, BIBOLOVE founder
- Malkia Devich-Cyril, MediaJustice
- Alex Goldstein, Faces of COVID
@alexjgoldstein / @FacesOfCOVID
- Kristin Urquiza, Marked by COVID
@kdurquiza / @MarkedByCovid
- Chioma Oruh, Center for Popular Democracy