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Compassion & Choices volunteers and campaigners hold events in communities large and small across the country, including film screenings, educational presentations and advance-planning seminars. You can hear from inspiring advocates and renowned experts about end-of-life issues. Most events are free, and newcomers are welcome. 

California

Online California Statewide
California Volunteer Orientation and Onboarding Webinar
These trainings are held a couple of Thursdays per month at 9am.
To RSVP and receive instructions for joining the webinar, please complete this form.
For additional information, please contact Erika Ruiz, CA Public Outreach Manager at [email protected]

La Mesa
End of Life Planning and Choices
Saturday, April 7th
From 9am to 11:30am
Location: Grossmont Healthcare District Conference Center – 9001 Wakarusa St, La Mesa, CA 91942
For additional information, please contact Erika Ruiz, CA Public Outreach Manager at [email protected]

La Mesa
End of Life Planning and Choices
Saturday, April 14th
From 9am to 11:30am
Location: Grossmont Healthcare District Conference Center – 9001 Wakarusa St, La Mesa, CA 91942
For additional information, please contact Erika Ruiz, CA Public Outreach Manager at [email protected]

San Francisco
End of Life Option Act presentation: There are always options….even at end of life.
Part of Reimagine End of Life 2018–a community-wide exploration of death and celebration of life through creativity and conversation.
Tuesday, April 17th
Location: North Beach Library – 850 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133
For additional information, please visit https://letsreimagine.org/san-francisco/schedule/all

San Francisco
Sharing Stories: CA End of Life Option Act
Part of Reimagine End of Life 2018–a community-wide exploration of death and celebration of life through creativity and conversation.
Tuesday, April 17th
Location: Institute on Aging – 3575 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco, CA 94118
For additional information, please visit https://letsreimagine.org/san-francisco/schedule/all

San Francisco
Bay Area Death Talk: Options at the End of Life
Learn about CA’s End of Life Option Act in an educational and conversational space
Part of Reimagine End of Life 2018–a community-wide exploration of death and celebration of life through creativity and conversation.
Tuesday, April 17th
Location: Presidio Library – 3150 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94115
For additional information, please visit https://letsreimagine.org/san-francisco/schedule/all

San Francisco
End of Life Option Act presentation: There are always options….even at end of life.
Part of Reimagine End of Life 2018–a community-wide exploration of death and celebration of life through creativity and conversation.
Wednesday, April 18th
Location: Park Library – 1833 Page Street, San Francisco, CA 94117
For additional information, please visit https://letsreimagine.org/san-francisco/schedule/all

Oakland
Que no sean tus últimas palabras: Mi familia sabrá lo que yo quiero.
Spanish presentation on CA’s End of Life Option Act
Part of Reimagine End of Life 2018–a community-wide exploration of death and celebration of life through creativity and conversation.
Thursday, April 19th
Location: Fruitvale-San Antonio Senior Center – 3301 E 12th St, Oakland, CA 94601
For additional information, please visit https://letsreimagine.org/san-francisco/schedule/all

Berkeley
Bay Area Death Talk: Options at the End of Life
Learn about CA’s End of Life Option Act in an educational and conversational space
Part of Reimagine End of Life 2018–a community-wide exploration of death and celebration of life through creativity and conversation.
Friday, April 20th
Location: Berkeley Central Library – 2090 Kittredge Street, Berkeley, CA 94704
For additional information, please visit https://letsreimagine.org/san-francisco/schedule/all

Oakland
End of Life Option Act presentation: There are always options….even at end of life.
Part of Reimagine End of Life 2018–a community-wide exploration of death and celebration of life through creativity and conversation.
Wednesday, April 20th
Location: St. Paul’s Towers – 100 Bay Place Oakland, CA 94610 – Room: The Resident’s Center
For additional information, please visit https://letsreimagine.org/san-francisco/schedule/all

Palm Desert
End of Life Option Act presentation
Wednesday, May 9th
From 3:30pm to 5pm
Location: Cancer Partners – 73555 Alessandro Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92260
For additional information, please contact Erika Ruiz, CA Public Outreach Manager at [email protected]

New York

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Albany
Dignity Through the Life Cycle
12:15–2:00 pm
William K. Sanford Town Library (Colonie)  
629 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12211
The meeting is free and open to the public.

Friday, April 13 – Sunday, April 15
New York City
Age and Longevity in the 21st Century: Science, Policy and Ethics

New York campaign director Corinne Carey will be speaking at this Global Bioethics Initiative Conference in New York. To learn more or register, visit this website: https://www.nycharities.org/Events/EventLevels.aspx?ETID=9558

Monday, April 23
Albany, New York
Spring Lobby Day
11 am – 4 pm