The following history is based on the commemorative booklet entitled DignityUSA at 25: A Chronology, 1969-1994 compiled by former DignityUSA President Pat Roche. Copies are available from the Dignity national office and were also printed in the Dignity Journal 27:2-3 (Autumn 1995). Highlights from 1995-Present compiled by former Dignity Vice President Pat McArron.

  • Approximately 80 Dignity members attend the 20th Anniversary Conference of Call to Action, in Detroit MI, Nov 15-17.

  • Stage 1 of the Basil Ryan Report is reprinted in the Fall 1996 edition of the Dignity Journal.

  • DignityUSA establishes a website: under the direction of M.A. Ladd.

  • In an effort to increase awareness, support and membership, DignityUSA places a half page ad in the Dec 24th year-end edition of the Advocate national magazine.