Week of July 20, 2020, Theme: Grief

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  • About Us: Grief

    About Us is a multi-media project intended to provide inspiration and encouragement to our UIUC colleagues as we lean in through these difficult times.

    Click here for the grief video.

  • Monday, July 20, 2020

    "In addition to the tragic losses of life and health and jobs, we are grieving the losses of weddings, sports, and the ability to buy eggs or get a haircut." - Lori Gottlieb

    Help yourself grieve and learn more on the losses of coronavirus by clicking here.

  • Tuesday, July 21, 2020

    View the 20 Faces of Grief artwork by clicking here

  • Wednesday, July 22, 2020

    "The full blunt impact of racism and other forms of violence echoes heavily in our hearts, our minds, bodies and actions." - Roberta K. Timothy

    Grief is a direct result of racism. For eight ways to support yourself and your loved ones in healing from racism-based grief, click here.

  • Thursday, July 23, 2020

    "We run from grief because loss scares us, yet our hearts reach toward grief because the broken parts want to mend." - Brené Brown

    To learn how to help someone who's grieving, click here.

  • Friday, July 24, 2020

    "Accepting what some are calling the 'new normal' will likely include learning a new way to map out grief as the course of healing has dramatically changed." - Kristin A. Meekhof

    Read more on accepting the new normal and dealing with the grief of the pandemic by clicking here.