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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
Introductory Webinar on the End of Life Option Act and the Access Campaign
Thursdays at 9:00 am
To RSVP and receive instructions for joining the webinar, please complete this form.

Santa Barbara
Receive information on the End of Life Option Act at Dia De Los Abuelos – Celebrating and Honoring Latino Elders, hosted by Latino Elder Outreach Network
Thursday, September 14th
From 10:30am to 1:30pm
Spanish and English resources available!
Ages 60+ welcome to this great community event
Limited seating – YOU MUST RSVP by calling (805) 692-6923

San Diego
C&C informational table at Living Well Expo, hosted by San Diego County Council on Aging
Friday, September 15th
From 9am to 1pm
First United Methodist Church – 2111 Camino Del Rio South, San Diego, CA 92108
For additional information, please contact Erika Ruiz, CA Public Outreach Manager at [email protected]

San Luis Obispo
End of Life Option Act educational presentation
Thursday, September 21st
Starts at 7pm
San Luis Obispo Methodist Church – 1515 Fredericks St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
For additional information, please contact Erika Ruiz, CA Public Outreach Manager at [email protected]s.org

Berkeley
End of Life Option Act educational presentation
Friday, September 29th
Starts at 1pm
North Berkeley Senior Center – 1901 Hearst Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709
For additional information, please contact Erika Ruiz, CA Public Outreach Manager at [email protected]

San Luis Obispo
End of Life Option Act educational presentation
Tuesday, October 3rd
At 1pm and again at 3pm
Jewish Community Center- 578 Marsh St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
For additional information, please contact Erika Ruiz, CA Public Outreach Manager at [email protected]

Santa Barbara
C&C informational table at Senior Expo of Santa Barbara
Wednesday, October 4th
From 9am to noon
Earl Warren Show Grounds – 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
For additional information, please contact Erika Ruiz, CA Public Outreach Manager at [email protected]

Ontario
C&C informational table at Vision Y Compromiso’s 15th Annual Promotora and Community Health Worker Conference
Thursday, October 5th – Saturday, October 7th
Spanish and English resources available!
MUST REGISTER for this event at: http://www.vycconference.org/
For additional information, please contact Erika Ruiz, CA Public Outreach Manager at [email protected]

Palm Springs
C&C informational table at California Hospice and Palliative Care Association (CHAPCA) Annual Conference and Exhibition
Sunday, October 8th – Tuesday, October 10th
MUST REGISTER for this event at: https://connect.computility.com/f/index.php
For additional information, please contact Stefanie Elkins, CA Medical Outreach Manager at [email protected]

Indiana

Thursday, September 21
Carmel, IN
Community Education Program
John Hensel Government Center
10701 N. College
Time: 6:00 P.M.
Compassion and Choices of Indiana is holding a Community Education Program in your area. We would welcome your attendance at this meeting to discuss Medical Aid in Dying.
For more information, please contact: Bev at [email protected] or by phone at 219-916-1685.

Minnesota

Thursday, October 5, 2017
Roseville, MN
Faith and Morality and Medical Aid in Dying with Rev. Castuera
7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:30)
Drawing on his experience advocating for California’s End-of-Life Option Act, Rev. Castuera will describe the morality of medical aid in dying in the context of his faith tradition, the role of tolerance for diverse spiritual perspectives, and the personal nature of end-of-life decisions.
Centennial United Methodist Church
1524 W. Co. Rd. C2, Roseville
RSVP

New York

Saturday, August 5
Albany, New York
Black Arts & Cultural Festival
2-7 pm
Empire State Plaza
Albany, New York
Staff and volunteers from the New York Campaign will talk to fairgoers at our table at the Black Arts & Cultural Festival at the Empire State Plaza in Albany, New York. To find out how to get involved, please contact [email protected]

Thursday, August 24 – Monday, September 4
Syracuse
The Great New York State Fair
Date: Thursday, August 24 – Monday, September 4
581 State Fair Blvd
Syracuse, NY 13209
Compassion & Choices New York will staff a table at the State Fair to talk to fairgoers about the Medical Aid in Dying Act,
gather petition signatures, and profile stories of terminally ill New Yorkers who want the option of aid in dying at the end of life. For more information, email [email protected]

Thursday, September 21
Ithaca
Screening of “How To Die In Oregon” and Discussion about the New York Medical Aid in Dying Act
2 – 5 pm; 6-9 pm
Tompkins County Public Library
101 E Green St, Ithaca, NY 14850
The New York campaign will hold two screenings and community discussions about the Medical Aid in Dying Act at the Tompkins County Public Library. For more information and to RSVP, please contact [email protected].

Sunday, September 24
New York City
Screening of “How To Die In Oregon” and Discussion about the New York Medical Aid in Dying Act
2-6 pm
Judson Memorial Church
55 Washington Square S, New York, NY 10012
The New York campaign will hold a screening and community discussion about New York’s Medical Aid in Dying Act. Terminally ill New Yorkers, physicians, clergy, and families who have lost loved ones after painful deaths will participate in this public forum. For more information and to RSVP, please contact [email protected].

October 10-12
Saratoga Springs
Statewide Senior Action Council Annual Conference
Compassion & Choices New York will staff an exhibit table at this conference.

October 13 – 15
NYC
“Age and Longevity in the 21st Century” conference
Compassion & Choices New York will staff an exhibit table at this conference. For more information about the conference, click here: http://www.globethics.net/-/-age-and-longevity-in-the-21st-century-conference-in-the-usa

December 6, 2017 (tentative)
Brooklyn, New York
A public forum on end of life choices at Brooklyn Borough Hall featuring terminally ill New Yorkers, doctors and clergy leaders, and families who have experienced the painful loss of loved ones.
Brooklyn Borough Hall
209 Joralemon St, Brooklyn, NY 11201
For more information, contact [email protected]