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2020 Maryland Lobby Day Community Event January 28, 2020 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM ET Maryland House of Delegates, 6 Bladen St Rm 170/180, Annapolis, MD 21401 We need to have over 200 Maryland volunteers to show up and represent Compassion & Choices. Please wear your yellow shirts! (If you don’t have one we will provide you with one.) Our legislators need to hear that the time is now to pass this bill. Lunch will be provided and we can provide transportation from Baltimore, Montgomery and Prince George’s counties.

California Monthly Volunteer Call - January Community Event January 28, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PT Online Join us for our monthly volunteer call on Tuesday, January 28. This is an important opportunity to hear what Compassion & Choices has been working on, and what is coming up for California. There are so many exciting things happening!

Virtual Town Hall on Year 1 of the Our Care, Our Choice Act Community Event January 28, 2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM HT You’re invited to join us for a virtual town hall to catch up on the first year of implementation of the Our Care, Our Choice Act and what we have in store for 2020. With your help, we’ve been working hard to ensure and expand access to medical aid in dying in Hawai‘i for terminally ill patients who want the full range of end-of-life options.

2020 Virginia Lobby Day Community Event January 29, 2020 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM ET 1 Capitol Square Building, 12th Floor Conf. Room, 830 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219 Join us on Wednesday, January 29 from 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM to make your voices heard with Virginia legislators.

"End of Life Options: Ensuring Your Wishes are Honored" Presentation with Amy Sherman Community Event January 30, 2020 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM CT St. Charles Library, 1 S 6th Ave, St Charles, IL 60174 You're invited to a free presentation hosted by Compassion & Choices' Regional Campaign Manager Amy Sherman. If you're eager to learn more about end-of-life planning and options in Illinois and across the nation, this is the presentation for you.

"How to Die in Oregon" Screening Chicago Community Event February 2, 2020 2:00 PM - 4:15 PM CT Sulzer Regional Library, 4455 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625 Please join us to view the Sundance award-winning documentary film "How to Die in Oregon." Admission is free and there will be a Q&A session after the showing to provide details about the issue and an update on the work being done to bring aid in dying to Illinois.

NEW DATE" “How to Die in Oregon” screening, Rockford, IL Community Event February 8, 2020 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM CT Rockford Public Library - East Branch, 6685 E State St, Rockford, IL 61108 **This screening was originally scheduled for Jan. 17, but has been rescheduled to February 8 due to inclement weather threat.** Please join us to view the Sundance award-winning documentary film "How to Die in Oregon." Admission is free and there will be a Q&A session after the showing to provide details about the issue and an update on the work being done to bring aid in dying to Illinois.

Speaking of Dying viewing and discussion Community Event February 8, 2020 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM PT San Marcos Library, 2 Civic Center Dr, San Marcos, CA 92069 Compassion & Choices' San Diego Action Team is hosting a free viewing of the film Speaking of Dying followed by a discussion to help make these critical conversations easier. Our dedicated volunteers will cover end-of-life options, important documents that can help your family and physicians know what you want for the end of life and how to start talking about your preferences with loved ones.

Iowa News Conference Community Event February 11, 2020 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM CT Iowa State Capitol Building, 1007 E Grand Ave Rm 102, Des Moines, IA 50319 Join us for a news conference introducing a medical aid-in-dying bill in Iowa.

New Hampshire Death with Dignity Act Judiciary Committee Hearing Legislative Hearing February 12, 2020 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET The General Court of New Hampshire, 107 N Main St, Concord, NH 03301 This month, Representative Catt Sandler introduced the New Hampshire Death with Dignity Act (HB 1659). Passing this bill would be a huge step forward toward ending needless suffering at the end of life and giving terminally ill New Hampshire residents and their loved ones the peace of mind they want and deserve. Attend the hearing and show your support!