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Death with Dignity National Center
520 SW 6th Avenue, Suite 1220
Portland, OR 97204

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Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time

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Death with Dignity National Center has limited availability of expert speakers for your event (seminar, panel discussion, symposium, conference). In addition to death with dignity / assisted dying, we can speak on the topics of death and dying in the United States and end-of-life care and options.

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