Compassion & Choices Northern California is hosting its annual public meeting on Saturday, May 12 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in San Francisco. Barbara Coombs Lee, president of Compassion & Choices, will be the keynote speaker and will discuss “Liberty on the March: News from the Campaign to Expand End-of-Life Choice.”
Barbara Coombs Lee is an expert in the field of end-of-life choice and a very engaging speaker. She practiced as a nurse and physician assistant for 25 years before beginning a career in law and health policy. Barbara has been president of Compassion & Choices since 1996. She oversees advocacy, development, and legislative and client support.
You’ll also hear from Dee Sunderland, whose husband, Bob, was a client in the End-of-Life Consultation Program, which provided support and comfort in her husband’s search for a peaceful, humane death. You’ll get a chance to meet the Compassion & Choices Northern California board of directors, enjoy light refreshments and mingle with other supporters of the aid-in-dying movement.
The meeting will be at Saint Aidan’s Episcopal Church, 101 Gold Mine Drive, in San Francisco. The event is free and wheelchair accessible. There is ample street parking, and public transportation is nearby. Please RSVP athttp://compassionandchoicesnorcal.eventbrite.com or (866) 825-8967 so we have an estimated number of attendees.