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Environmental Grief Discussion Panel—Tacoma

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Tacoma Public Library Swasey Branch

7001 6th Ave.

Tacoma, WA 98406

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Learn about coping with environmental grief® through a discussion with Dr. Kriss A. Kevorkian, PhD, MSW, and Michael Foster M.Ed.

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Many of us are reacting to environmental grief®. Join fellow climate advocates to learn how to keep moving forward despite the continued destruction we’re facing, and hear a solution to our environmental issues. Discussions will include how to cope with environmental grief®, compassion fatigue and burnout while maintaining hope.

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Dr. Kriss A. Kevorkian, PhD, MSW and Michael Foster, M.Ed.

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Kriss A. Kevorkian, PhD, MSW, holds a doctoral degree in thanatology, the study/science of death, dying and bereavement. She combined her passion for thanatology with her love of whales and the environment through her research on environmental grief® and ecological grief®. Hailed as a true visionary, Dr. Kevorkian coined these terms years before many in the field considered these particular forms of grief as they questioned why anyone would grieve the loss of the environment. She is a Contributing Faculty Member in the MSW program at Walden University where she teaches classes including trauma, crisis and disasters. She hosts/facilitates a Death Café monthly at the Gig Harbor Library, is a trained Climate Leader through The Climate Reality Project, a member of the Steering Committee of the Meaningful Movies Gig Harbor, and is a member of the Gig Harbor Sustainability Coalition. She is founder of the Legal Rights for the Salish Sea, an organization educating communities and stakeholders about getting the rights of nature to save the Southern Resident Killer Whales and the Salish Sea.

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