Advocating for a Better Tomorrow: Taking Bereavement Care to Washington, DC
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May 11, 2020 | 1:00 p.m. Eastern | 10:00 a.m. Pacific (1.0 hours)
Evermore is dedicated to making the world a more livable place for bereaved individuals and families by raising awareness of the importance of consistent, high-quality bereavement care, advancing research and advocating for a better tomorrow. This webinar will focus on 1) how DC operates, 2) Evermore's 2020 policy agenda and goals and 3) what tools or leverage points we will use to advance our nation's conversation.
About the Presenter
Joyal Mulheron is a policy and strategy expert with more than 15 years of service to the nation’s governors, The White House and some of the most distinguished nonprofit ventures. Joyal has served both Republican and Democratic lawmakers and worked alongside some of America’s most notable corporate brands, while maintaining her ties and credibility with advocates.
In 2014, Joyal founded Evermore, a nonprofit dedicated to making the world a more livable place for bereaved families. Evermore is raising awareness on the ramifications of bereavement, advancing research and advocating for a better tomorrow. The death of a loved one is an invisible public health crisis touching nearly every household in America.
Joyal started her career at the American Cancer Society in Washington, D.C. Concurrently, she consulted for the Institute of Medicine, taught basic biology at local community colleges and earned her Masters in Biotechnology from Johns Hopkins University. Joyal is a graduate of Virginia Tech (go Hokies!) with degrees in both Biochemistry and English, a minor in Chemistry, and concentrations in World War II literature and minority American literature. She’s married to her college sweetheart of 25 years, has four children (including one superhero), is dedicated to reformer practice, jogs to make others look fast and loves to cook gluten-free, dairy-free meals for her family (which they adore!).