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Passed and Present with Allison Gilbert & Alica Forneret

Join this urgent conversation on grief, mental health, and remembrance with grief expert Alica Forneret and critically-acclaimed author Allison Gilbert..

Bring your most pressing questions to the next event in the Passed and Present conversation series. Gilbert will host a new discussion the last Thursday of every month. Offered in advance of Mother’s Day, Alica and Allison will reveal opportunities for remembering and honoring all mothers gone too soon.

Alica Forneret is founder of The Dead Moms Club. As a writer who creates meaningful space for people to explore and talk about loss, she also hosts workshops and offers courses to help individuals and companies navigate grief in the workplace. Alica is currently creating a comprehensive database of grief and mental health resources by and for people of color.

Allison Gilbert is one of the most thought-provoking and influential writers on grief and resilience. She is the author of numerous books including, Passed and Present: Keeping Memories of Loved Ones Alive, and writes regularly for the New York Times and other publications. On her popular grief and resilience blog, she features Q & A’s with some of the most notable names in our culture today including, Arianna Huffington, Jon Stewart, and bestselling authors Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Dani Shapiro, and Susan Orlean. She is co-editor of Covering Catastrophe: Broadcast Journalists Report September 11 and the official narrator of the 9/11 Memorial & Museum’s historical exhibition audio tour, the only female journalist to be so honored. You can connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Learn more by visiting

The Passed and Present series, named after Gilbert’s inspiring book, is sponsored by Domani for Grief, a platform created with a single goal in mind: to provide in one place the best and most trusted resources, support, and information available to begin the healing process. “Domani” means tomorrow in Italian. Domani for Grief believes there’s always hope in a brighter tomorrow.

Registrants will be added to the Domani for Grief & Reimagine e-newsletter lists.


Talk, Panel, & Conversation
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