Compassion & Choices Events

2023 Signature Event: Heroes of the Movement

On October 26, we held our annual virtual Signature Event: Heroes of the Movement. It was a special event featuring many of the incredible heroes who power our movement. Now you have an opportunity to increase the impact and reach of our most important event of the year by hosting a watch party!

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End-of-Life Doulas: What do they do and how can they help? March 13, 2024 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM CT Online Learn about the role of end-of-life doulas as a part of someone’s community of care. We will discuss how to identify if a doula is the right support for you; questions to ask before you hire a doula, and more. Death doulas Barbara Krause, Gale Gagnier and Nina Guertin will share more about their experience and how to connect with their work. The discussion will be lead by Compassion & Choices Doctors for Dignity Director Dr. Rebecca Thoman, and Clinical Engagement & Education Program Manager Meagan Williams.

Midwest Train the Advocate Workshop (2 Half-Days) March 14, 2024 9:00 AM - March 15, 2024 1:00 PM CT Online Join us to learn how to advocate for better end-of-life options across the Midwest.

Quarterly Educational Session: Unveiling the Journey from Bill to Law March 14, 2024 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET Online As part of our Quarterly Educational Sessions, we now delve into the intricate process of transforming a bill into law. This webinar will guide you through each step of the process from the bill's inception, the many steps and then the ultimate signing by the governor. Elizabeth Armijo, Compassion & Choices' National Director of Legislative Advocacy, will join to share her knowledge and experience. Don't miss this opportunity to understand the complexities of building policy at the state level.

Train the Advocate 105: Empowerment Exchange: Igniting Passion and Purpose - Volunteer Trailblazers March 15, 2024 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET Online - Zoom Link to be Emailed Experienced volunteers will exchange insights, stories and lessons learned to help empower new volunteers to embrace their roles in supporting the mission of expanding options, improving care and empowering everyone to chart their end-of-life journey. The goal of Train the Advocate is to help advocates feel comfortable having meaningful conversations, learn how to present to your community about end-of-life care options, and grow the movement. Together we can ensure everyone has access to end-of-life care that matches their values, beliefs and priorities. This is a Zoom meeting, not a webinar, so volunteers can engage directly with staff and other advocates from across the country.

Train the Advocate 106: Harnessing the Impact of Our Community Engagement Team. April 19, 2024 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET Online In this training, you will gain an understanding of the role of our Community Engagement Team and learn how this team can enhance your volunteer experiences and contribute to the overall success of fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive movement to advance equity in end-of-life care and planning.