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It’s an Honor Just to Be Asian
May 28, 2024

This month, I celebrated Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders (AANHPI) heritage month by attending the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) 30th Annual Awards Gala and participating in the Indian American IMPACT (IA IMPACT) Summit and Gala.  I spoke at the “Desi Care, Desi Loss: Cultural Caregiving and Caregiving Needs” session…

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Statements from Corinne Carey and Jules Netherland on Their Arrest and the Arrest of Other Advocates Calling on Speaker Heastie & Leader Stewart-Cousins To Allow a Vote on the Medical Aid in Dying Act
May 21, 2024

Corinne Carey, Compassion & Choices’ Senior Campaign Director for NY/NJ, and terminally ill Bronx resident Jules Netherland, issued the following statements in conjunction with their arrest Tuesday for civil disobedience (official charge is anticipated to be disorderly conduct) – and the arrest of nine other advocates in support of New York’s Medical Aid in Dying Act.

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End-of-Life Choice in Your State

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Mariah Riess

End-of-life doula and grief specialist Mariah Riess reflects on her experiences helping clients with end-of-life care and planning.
“We all need to understand the various dimensions involved in a life ending — after all, everyone’s does.”

Sera Passalaqua

Sera’s sister Christina used California’s End of Life Option Act to escape the relentless and excruciating pain caused by pancreatic cancer.
“Our family is grateful for the control and peace Chris found in the option of medical aid in dying.”
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