End-of-Life Choice, Death with Dignity, Palliative Care and Counseling

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Southern California
Bi-weekly SB 128 Southern California Briefing Call
Friday, April 3 and 17
12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Contact Joe Barnes, [email protected]

Princeton, New Jersey
Grand Rounds at UMCPP Hospital
Tuesday, April 7
8 a.m. – 9 a.m.
University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro
1 Plainsboro Road
Dr. Cheryl Kennedy will engage in a debate, representing the “pro” side regarding aid in dying, as a part of the hospital’s grand rounds.

Sacramento, California
Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on The End-of-Life Option Act (SB 128)
Tuesday, April 7
12 p.m. meet-up; 1:30 p.m. hearing
State Capitol
1315 10th Street
Click here to RSVP: https://www.compassionandchoices.org/what-you-can-do/get-involved/senate-judiciary-committee-hearing/. Contact Jacie Rowe for more information, [email protected]

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Screening of Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner film followed by discussion
Sunday, April 12
10 – 11:30
30 JFK Street, Cambridge (in the center of Harvard Square)
4th floor.
National overview of C&C, viewing of film followed by Q&A and discussion of our MA bill. Contact Marie Manis 617-379-0033 or [email protected]

Beverly Hills, California
Gathering petition signatures at the Beverly Hills Farmers Market
Sunday, April 12, 19, and 26
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
9300 block of Civic Center Drive between Third Street and Santa Monica
Contact Joe Barnes, [email protected]

Long Beach, California
Gathering petition signatures at Long Beach Farmers Market
Sunday, April 12, 19 and 26
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Parking lot, Alamitos Bay Marina, on East Marina Drive
Contact Joe Barnes, [email protected]

East Windsor, New Jersey
Discussion at Death Cafe
Monday, April 13
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
50 Princeton Heightstown Rd
We will be discussing death-related topics, including the Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act. The event will be hosted by two chaplains, including Rabbi Laurie Kurs, a star volunteer for Compassion & Choices.

New Brunswick, New Jersey
Presentation for Clergy Group at RWJ Hospital
Wednesday, April 15
4:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Robert Wood Johnson Hospital
1 Robert Wood Johnson Pl
We will be discussing the Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act with a group of pastors and clergy members. Lobbyist Sal Anderton and Clergy Outreach Coordinator Christy Davis Jackson will lead the discussion.

Atlantic City, New Jersey
Tabling at Atlantic Regional Osteopathic Convention
Wednesday, April 15 – Saturday, April 18
Bally’s of Atlantic City
1900 Boardwalk Ave
We will be manning a table at the Atlantic Regional Osteopathic Convention, interacting with doctors and other medical professionals and educating them on end of life issues.

Brookline, Massachusetts
National HealthCare Decisions Day (NHDD)
Thursday, April 16th
Time 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Brookline Public Library
361 Washington Street
Join us for National Health Care Decisions Day (NHDD), a day that will provide information and materials on how to make your wishes be known via a living will, healthcare proxy and advance directive. Contact Marie Manis 617-379-0033 or [email protected] for further information.

Denver, Colorado
26th Annual Salute To Seniors
Saturday, April 18
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Colorado Convention Center, 16th & California, Downtown Denver
Compassion & Choices will be hosting a booth to hand out materials and collect the names of people who want to get involved with the movement. Come visit us, or better yet, volunteer for a few hours. Contact Roland Halpern at rhalpern@compassionandchoices if you are interested.

Princeton, New Jersey
Presentation for Christian Ethics Class
Monday, April 20
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Princeton Theological Seminary
64 Mercer St
We will be giving a presentation on the aid in dying topic for Professor Nancy Duff’s Christian Ethics class, providing an educational backdrop and discussing reason for and against supporting the bill.

Los Angeles, California
LA Volunteer Train the Trainer
Wednesday, April 22
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
7080 Hollywood Boulevard, Suite 1100
Contact Joe Barnes, [email protected]

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
“Letting Go With Dignity”
Thursday, April 23
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Cedar Rapids Main Library – Children’s Programming Room
The short video, “Letting Go With Dignity,” which depicts a real-life situation where the lack of advance preparation leaves everyone wondering what “mom” would want, or not want, when she can no longer communicate for herself. Following the video there is an interactive session that discusses your own personal end-of-life treatment wishes and how to effectively communicate them to your family and physician.

San Francisco, California
Empowerment Luncheon 2015
Thursday, April 23
11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Four Seasons Hotel, 757 Market Street
Click here to RSVP: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/empowerment-luncheon-2015-tickets-15600894696

Somers Point, New Jersey
Spirituality Summit Debate hosted by Shore Medical Center
Thursday, April 23
5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Greate Bay Country Club
901 Mays Landing Rd
Lobbyist Sal Anderton will be debating two doctors at the Greate Bay Country Club at a spirituality summit hosted by Shore Medical Center. Sal will be representing the “pro” side.

Davis, California
End-of-Life Choices/Options Presentation
Sunday, April 26
12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Unitarian Church of Davis, 27074 Patwin Road
Contact Marlene Tumlin, [email protected]

Los Angeles, California
Gathering petition signatures at Mar Vista Farmers Market
Sunday, April 26
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Grand View at Venice Boulevard
Contact Joe Barnes, [email protected]

Southern California
Volunteers needed for SB 128 Legislative District Visits
April 1 – April 30
Monday – Friday
Anytime between 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Contact Joe Barnes, [email protected]

Palm Desert, California
Barbara Mancini Town Hall Event
Friday, May 1
7 p.m.
Mountain View Clubhouse, Sierra Ballroom, 38180 Del Webb Boulevard
Sponsored by Friends of Compassion& Choices
Contact Joe Barnes, [email protected]









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