Advocating for Bereavement Leave Among Employers

Advocating for Bereavement Leave Among Employers In the Fall of 2021, Terry co-hosted Evermore’s employers roundtable to discuss the importance of bereavement leave policies. She was inspired by her personal experiences with the loss of all of her family members. She was fortunate that she worked with employers that helped support her during her grief,…

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‘Concentric circles of grief:’ DC exhibit honors COVID’s victims

For 25 years, visual artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg has comforted families in mourning as a hospice volunteer. And with each new family she’s consoled came lessons about the scope of grief, its impact, and the lack of spaces for people to express their deep sorrow. Firstenberg brings those experiences to her latest work — a…

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Life altering, life ending

When a child dies, what happens next makes all the difference. Evermore works to de-stigmatize the issues bereaved parents face and advise employers, law enforcement, schools and health care about what grief stricken families need to survive one of the worst traumas a human can experience. Photo by Jonatán Becerra on Unsplash. Why we need to…

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