Thousands of volunteer advocates and educators are mobilized in every state in the nation. They advance Compassion & Choices’ initiatives to change federal policy to improve care and expand choice, enact and implement state medical aid-in-dying laws, and help patients and their loved ones advocate for care that is consistent with their values and priorities. To learn about campaigns, events and resources in your area, click on your state below or use the dropdown menu.
Following our persistent pleas, the D.C Death with Dignity Act remains intact after yet another attempt at repeal. Compassion & Choices and Washington, D.C., residents felt relieved and gratified August 1 when the full Senate rejected a policy rider that would have repealed the D.C. Death with Dignity Act. It was attached to a government […]Read More
Retired nurse Malachy Grange spent much of his career comforting people at the end of life before helping pass Hawai’i’s law. Malachy Grange worked as a registered nurse for for 36 years in Maine, Oregon and Hawai’i; the bulk of it in Oregon. “Community health was what I mostly did in Oregon, and in that […]Read More
C&C’s recent African-American and faith-based outreach efforts bring meaningful connections and an esteemed addition to our board of directors. “I have devoted my life to teaching people that our creator is a loving God who does not want people to suffer,” says Reverend Madison T. Shockley, pastor of the Pilgrim United Church of Christ in […]Read More