Category Archives: News

Closing Festivities Performers Announced!

After a full day of inspiration, information, and connection we hope you’ll join us for happy hour refreshments, mingling, and music. We are pleased to announce our talented performers for our Closing Festivities! Motherlode: This quartet of women create original songs … Continue reading

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Getting to Know Tio Houston

Tio Houston serves as the co-chair for the Programming Committee. He brings joy, inspiration, and an eye for strategy to making this special event possible. Tio is also a clinical social worker with more than 20 years of counseling experience. … Continue reading

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Schedule Open for Pre-Selection

Taking place October 17th on the beautiful Reed College campus in southeast Portland, Death:OK offers a 10-hour day of inspiration, information & connection. We’ve now opened our incredible schedule for pre-selection to the scores of good people who bought early-bird … Continue reading

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Volunteer Profile with Jodie Buller

 Jodie Buller is always on the move. She spends a lot of time traversing highways and biways of the Pacific Northwest in her trusty Subaru to do her work in the world. Fortunately we were able to catch her on … Continue reading

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Gratitude to our Sponsors

Death:OK is a community-based event organized entirely by volunteers and funded through ticket sales, tax-deductible contributions, and limited sponsorships. Rather than rely on corporate marketing budgets or vendor fees, we wanted a non-commercial vibe like the Death Cafes that inspired … Continue reading

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Work/Trade Positions Available!

Death:OK is an all-volunteer event owned by the community – we literally can’t make it happen without you! For more than a year now, dozens of volunteers have been envisioning this day, locating a site, building a budget, and recruiting … Continue reading

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Death:OK Presenters Announced!

We’re thrilled to introduce you to our workshop presenters, selected from over 70 applicants from across the country. From pioneering experts in their fields, to first-person story-tellers sharing their experience from the front-lines, to artists working in a range of … Continue reading

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Inaugural Memorial Donation Announced

We’re pleased to announce the inaugural contribution to our Memorial Donation program: a sizable gift honoring the life of Marcy Westerling. Marcy Westerling, founder of the Rural Organizing Project, died on June 10th after “livingly dying” (as she called it on … Continue reading

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The Most Important Conversation We’re Not Having

Death:OK (Let’s Talk About It) is a day of inspiration, information, and connection taking place October 17, 2015 on the campus of Reed College in Portland, Oregon.  As part of an ongoing series profiling our presenters, we’re pleased to introduce … Continue reading

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Oregon's POLST: What's It All About?

Death:OK (Let’s Talk About It) is a day of inspiration, information, and connection taking place October 17, 2015 on the campus of Reed College in Portland, Oregon.  As part of an ongoing series profiling our presenters, we’re pleased to introduce … Continue reading

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