Loss, Life & Love Virtual Festival

Friday: Community Workshops

Friday: Community Workshops

This is a digital event. You should receive information in your ticket or from the host about how to join online.

Community Workshops and Events will be hosted online across the Leimert Park neighborhood, where you will be "invited in" via Zoom to connect with incredible local leaders, on a range of interesting topics.

RSVP for your all-access "Loss, Life & Love 3-Day Festival Pass" to attend any of the workshops and events listed below, as well as all the festival's other virtual experiences from Thursday evening through Saturday. If you've already registered, you're in! Spots are limited.

Your sliding-scale donation supports a reciprocal relationship with the Leimert Park community, helping make the in-person experience free for local residents, whose wisdom is being shared prominently throughout the festival.

SCHEDULE

12:00 - 1:30 PT / 3:00 - 4:30 PT | DOULASHIP FROM BIRTH TO END OF LIFE

Hosted by activist Erin Wimberly. A panel conversation that will explore the weight of loss throughout the continuum, from birth to the end of life. read more >

2:00 - 3:15 PT / 5:00 - 6:15 ET | WHAT IF I'M THE LAST ONE TO DIE?

Hosted by financial awareness/literacy educator, Misty Wilks. A Financial Planning & Logistics Workshop to think about how your lives would be impacted financially if someone close to you dies. Will emotional grief be exacerbated by financial distress? What ‘death’ costs should we consider and how can we prepare? read more >

4:00 - 5:15 PT / 7:00 - 8:15 ET | USING NARRATIVE STORY TO PROCESS GRIEF: A WRITING WORKSHOP BY A CAREGIVER FOR CAREGIVERS

Throughout this workshop, Jacquelyn will openly share her personal story as a young caregiver to her grandmother and mother and how she overcame the weight by learning how to continually ask for help. Participants will be guided through movement and storytelling practices that will help to release any judgments that we hold from others and ourselves to create an environment where open and honest storytelling can prevail.

Type:

Talk, Panel, & Conversation Performance Workshop Storytelling Community Gathering

Track:

Arts & Entertainment Grief Living Fully