"Death doulas recognize the emotional, spiritual, and practical care needs of dying and grieving communities, and support them by providing resources that help them make informed decisions and feel supported in their approach."
"Latine death doulas have cultural perspectives on passing that differ from the general beliefs of dominant U.S. society."
"There's this kind of embracing of death culture, where mortality is with you every day."
"I process grief through dancing, singing, all the things our Latinx cultures use to build community."
"We build this altar for them, to invite them in, and to remember what they meant to us, not just their death but who they were as people, and to talk about them and say their names."