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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 LINK:.
Westlake Village, CA
Presentation on End of Life Options
Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Time: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Location: Cancer Support Community – 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village, CA 91361
For additional information, please contact Erika Ruiz, Central CA Outreach Manager at [email protected]
Los Angeles, CA
Compassion & Choices Workshop: Understanding the End of Life Option Act & Finding Care
Facilitator: Joe Barnes, CA Outreach Manager
Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017
Time: 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Location: Compassion & Choices – 3055 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1010, Los Angeles, CA 90010
Please RSVP directly to [email protected] before the April 18, 2017 deadline.
Contact Joe Barnes, CA Outreach Manager at [email protected] for additional information

New York

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Albany, New York
“Being Mortal”: a showing of the 2015 PBS FRONTLINE program on Dr. Atul Gawande, author of the best-selling book Being Mortal, followed by a discussion afterwards.
12:15–2:00 PM
William K. Sanford Town Library (Colonie)
629 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12211
This event is free and open to the public. RSVPs requested, but not required.
Questions: [email protected]

Thursday, March 30, 2017
Long Island, NY
Screening of “How To Die In Oregon” and Discussion about the New York Medical Aid in Dying Act
4-6 PM
Stony Brook University; Lecture Hall 5
100 Nicolls Rd
Stony Brook, NY 11794
The event is open to the public RSVPs requested but not required
Questions? [email protected]

Saturday, April 8, 2017
Woodstock, New York
Screening of “How To Die In Oregon” & discussion of New York’s Medical Aid In Dying Act
Film will begin at 1:30 PM // Discussion will begin at 3:30 PM
Upstate Films
132 Tinker Street
Woodstock, NY 12498
For More Information: http://upstatefilms.org/coming-soon/how-to-die-in-oregon
The event is open to the public
RSVPs requested but not required
RSVP/Questions: [email protected]

Thursday, May 4, 2017
Albany, New York
Spring Lobby Day Training
12:15 – 2:30 pm
William K. Sanford Public Library
Albany, New York
The New York campaign will hold a training for supporters planning to take part in our Spring Lobby Day.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Albany, New York
Spring Lobby Day!
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]