At Death with Dignity National Center, we value the inherent dignity and worth of all human beings. We work every day to realize a future in which all people have the freedom to decide how they live and die. Our commitment to these values places us in solidarity with the Black community and those protesting against centuries of oppression, injustice, and lives cut short by violence. Black lives matter.
Death with Dignity Executive Director Peg Sandeen shares what she is thankful for in this most unusual of years.
Hot off the presses: The latest edition of The Dignity Report. Read more about our recipe for success in states across the country.
Death with Dignity Board member Deborah Ziegler remembers her daughter, Brittany Maynard, on the 6th anniversary of her death.
While many legislatures had adjourned by October, Massachusetts lawmakers continued work on a number of bills, including the End of Life Options Act. And as we continue our work in Massachusetts with a coalition of organizations and advocates, momentum…
Author Gary Wederspahn believes "The U.S. has much to learn from other cultures about how to honor the dead and accept death as a part of life."
Commemorating one year of death with dignity in Maine through interviews with people whose personal stories demonstrate the wide-reaching impact of the state's aid-in-dying law.
Death with Dignity has launched its SouthWest Strategy, a coordinated effort to pass aid-in-dying legislation in Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico.
Death with Dignity National Center Bolsters Grassroots Advocacy Across the Nation Through Grant Program
Death with Dignity supports grassroots advocates and organizations across the country through its Dignity50 Grant Fund.
William "Sunni" Ash's wife, K.C., used the Washington Death with Dignity Act to die peacefully following a terminal illness. Sunni donates to Death with Dignity in her honor.
Highlights from recent media coverage of death with dignity and related issues. Articles, essays, op-eds, editorials, and more.