“My dream is that every terminally ill American has access to the choice to die on their own terms with dignity. Please take an active role to make this a reality.” – Brittany Maynard
In October of 2014, a six-minute video featuring a young woman named Brittany Maynard transformed the conversation about death with dignity. Americans in every state answered her call and legislators responded. The progress has been breathtaking, and there is more to do.

C&C Observes Day of Gratitude

November 19, 2015, is our first ever Day of Gratitude, in honor of Brittany Maynard’s birthday. Because Brittany shared her story and touched the lives of millions of people, more than half of the states and the District of Columbia introduced aid in dying legislation in 2015.

This is an unprecedented amount of support and we are so grateful to Brittany and the more than 200 legislators who have joined in this movement. Help us thank them for their hard work in bringing access to a peaceful death to more Americans.

Click here to add you name thanking lawmakers for advancing legislation expanding end-of-life choice.

For Brittany’s Birthday, Honor Her Work and Sign the Card

Brittany’s courage at the end of her life and her selflessness in her final days were monumental in our mission to provide relief to those suffering at the end of life.

Because of Brittany, her family and friends, and the millions of Americans moved to action by her story, death-with-dignity legislation was introduced in half of all US states this year. And after our recent victory in California, one quarter of all Americans are now guaranteed a full range of end-of-life options.

Add your name to honor Brittany’s legacy by clicking here.

Brittany’s Legacy — One Year Later

Although Brittany Maynard’s death was one year ago today, her spirit lives on. She was a bright, vibrant light who cared about her community, her family, and the world she left behind. She was a tireless advocate for end-of-life choice and her passion for justice changed the world. We remember her, and honor her wishes everyday by working to ensure that every American has the end-of-life options she fought so hard for. Our gratitude is immeasurable.

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