Thanks Jake, I miss you. Will try to call soon. Hope all is well with you.
Sending much love Roberto
On Sunday, March 10, 2019, 1:58:19 PM EDT, Jacob Griffin
RobertoEileen and you will remain in my prayers.
On Sun, Mar 10, 2019 at 12:27 PM Roberto Schiraldi
My partner and love of my life for thepast 32 years Eileen, has been recently
diagnosed with a serious formof cancer that we are in the process of treating.
The prognosis forthe stage of cancer is not the best. I have decided that I
need toput all my love and energy and focus on Being with her and supportingher
through this process. As a result I am stepping down from all ofour racial
justice work as we address this other disease.
I will be available for phone contacton my cell 609-213-7141 (not by email), as
I will be spending most ofmy time at her home which is south of Phily as that
gives us easieraccess to the cancer treatment center where she'll be receiving
dailychemo and radiation therapy for the next 6 weeks to start, as thecancer is
In the meantime, I am requesting 2things: 1. please hold her in your love and
prayers and thoughts andsend her light and healing, comforting energy.
2. Please feel free to call with if you'd like my input on any of the racial
justice work, or to just connect,as I would welcome that.
As you know, my life is about racialjustice, so that will not change. For now,
as many of you haveagreed, I must put my main focus and energy here with my
Thank you for your continuing love,understanding and support, which I treasure.
I am with you always in the struggle.