Weekly Coalition Update

by Deanna Cantrell

Food BankSPI Coalition member Central Colorado Humanists have a lot on their plate!  They are in need of volunteers to help with their food pantry, this is a monthly event occurring the first Wednesday and Thursday of the month.  The next event will take place October 7 and 8, come out and make a difference!  If you have a taste for sharing food and fellowship, there is also a potluck this Sunday, September 20.  The topic of discussion is Universal healthcare.


SPI Coalition member The Atheist Alliance of America will be holding their 2015 Conference October 15-18 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia.  This event promises to be full of great speakers, great people and good times.  The annual Richard Dawkins award will be presented.  Who will receive this award?


SPI Coalition member BC Humanist Association has a busy events calendar surely to appeal to anyone in the area.  On Saturday, September 26 join them for a meeting entitled How should Humanists vote in the next federal election?  If evolution is more your taste, they have an event the very next day featuring author Baz Edmeades.


Blasphemy laws still exist in Western Society?  They do in New Zealand!  SPI Coalition member New Zealand Association of Rationalists and Humanists have launched a website to oppose these very laws.  Help support our secular Kiwi friends in their cause and learn more about blasphemy laws!New Zealand Religion Poll