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Add your voice to the campaign working to ensure terminally ill Americans have the freedom to choose from a full range of end-of-life options, including how they die. Create a customized action plan to get involved in your community in support of death with dignity.

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Seven in 10 Americans support the right of people with a terminal illness to die on their own terms. Join the fight to ensure expanded options at the end of life.

What's Your Death with Dignity Story?

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What's Your Death with Dignity Story?

We want to hear from you. What's your death with dignity story? What inspired you to get involved in the cause? What does death with dignity mean to you? Confidentially share your story with us.

Enroll in the Dignity50 Roadmap Training

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Sign up for a 3-part training to boost your personal advocacy power

Enroll in our live, online Dignity50 Roadmap Series to learn three essential things every death with dignity supporter should know to be as informed and effective as possible over the long haul.

Write a letter to the editor

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Learn how to write a letter to the editor of your newspaper

Most papers encourage reader input in the form of a letter to the editor. Writing in support of death with dignity legislation is important because it provides an opportunity to reach a large and potentially diverse audience. Letters to the editor increase awareness of important issues and helps to bring people together.

Write an Op-Ed

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Learn how to write an op-ed for your newspaper

An opinion editorial (or op ed / op-ed) is an essay on an issue published on a dedicated page in a newspaper to make an argument or commentary on an issue. Learn how to write an op-ed with our tutorial.

Organize a Film Screening Event

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Show a movie about death with dignity, talk about it

Films are a great way to connect with like-minded others. Watching with family and friends can prompt deep conversations afterward about end-of-life wishes. Invite loved ones, make popcorn, and more importantly, deepen your connections.

Testify at a public legislative hearing

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Submit oral or written testimony at a legislative hearing

Testifying at a public hearing is one of the most effective ways to engage with an important legislative action in your state. Whether you're preparing to testify for the first time or you're a seasoned testifier, we hope you find this tutorial helpful.

Meeting with your state legislators

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Schedule an appointment to meet your state representative/senator

Meeting with your legislators is the most effective advocacy action you can take to promote death with dignity in your state. A face-to-face meeting personalizes the issue and demonstrates to your legislator that their constituency is actively engaged.