Death Cafe

Join us in a judgment-free environment where participants, often strangers, can openly engage in discussion on the topic of death and dying.

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October 19, 2023, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Holman Biotech Commons Design Thinking Studio
Open to Penn Students, Faculty, and Staff
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Developed in 2011, Death Cafes have proliferated worldwide, offering a moderated discussion without a predetermined agenda or theme. We do not lead participants to a conclusion, product, or action.

The Death Cafe is not a grief support nor counseling session, but a space for normalizing conversation that deepens our awareness about death.