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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 9am – 10am
To RSVP and receive instructions for joining the webinar, please complete this form.

Los Angeles

Compassion & Choices Workshop: Understanding the End of Life
Option Act & Planning Ahead
Facilitator: Joe Barnes, CA Outreach Manager
Saturday, December 17
12:00pm-2:30pm
3055 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1010, Los Angeles, CA 90010
Please contact Joe Barnes, CA Outreach Manager at [email protected] for additional information
and to RSVP before December 12th deadline.

CA Webinar
Compassion & Choices Webinars: Introduction to the End of Life Option Act & Finding Care
Date: Saturday, October 29th
Times: 10am-11am and 12noon-1:00pm
RSVP directly Joe Barnes, CA Outreach Manager at [email protected] before October 21st deadline.

Maryland

 

Annapolis
Maryland Lobby Day
Wednesday, January 25
Maryland House of Delegates Room # 180
6 Bladen Street, 21401
9:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Click here to RSVP.

Silver Spring
Screening of Frontline documentary: “On Being Mortal”, followed by Q&A panel
Tuesday, January 31
2:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Leisure World Auditorium, 20906
Gated community; if interested in attending please email [email protected] to arrange admittance.

New York

 

New York City
Controversies in Aging Roundtable Series: Death with Dignity
Thursday, December 15
8:30 am – 10:30 am
Community Room, Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, 331 E 70th St, New York
Senator Liz Krueger hosts a breakfast roundtable series each year, and this year she’s chosen the theme of Controversies in Aging. Compassion & Choices will discuss New York’s campaign to authorize medical aid in dying, and participants will also hear from opponents of the legislation. This event is open to the public.

Statewide
Statewide Campaign Update
Thursday, December 15
7:30 – 8:30 pm
Supporters of the Medical Aid in Dying Act will tune in to this statewide conference call to hear an update on the campaign for medical aid in dying in NYS, and the outlook from Albany as we prepare for the start of the 2017 legislative session when lawmakers return in January.
To RSVP, email [email protected]

Albany
Interfaith Gathering
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 from 11 am – 12:30 pm
NYS Capitol, exact location TBD
Faith leaders from a wide variety of denominations and people of faith from across New York State will gather in Albany for an event to share why people of faith–regardless of their faith, values, and beliefs–can support a law authorizing individuals to make their own choices about end-of-life care.
To get involved, please email: [email protected]

Albany
Spring Lobby Day!
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
11 am – 4 pm
Supporters & advocates will travel to Albany from across the state to rally in support of New York’s Medical Aid in Dying Act and visit with their own Assemblymembers and Senators, as well as other key lawmakers poised to take a vote on the bill.
For more information, email: [email protected]