Newsletter: Week of Jan 29, 2018

From the Director of Community Development

Sarah Chandonnet

We're so excited to announce our Winter 2018 Inspirational Speaker Series, with a focus on humanist values in politics, society, and in science! You can read more about each speaker by clicking the links below.

We will not be meeting this Sunday, February 4, but we look forward to seeing you the following week for the start of our new season!
Upcoming Programs

Feb 11: Angela DePace: Cooperation & Community in Evolution and Science
Cooperation and community play a major role in evolution -- and in science as a whole. For an inspiring look at why and how, join us for a Darwin Day celebration with Angela DePace, Associate Professor of Systems Biology at Harvard Medical School. 1:30-3:00pm, 30 JFK Street. Read more here.

Feb 18: Jaclyn Friedman: How to Stop Letting the System Screw Us All
Join us for a conversation with  writer, speaker, activist, and creator of the hit book Yes Means Yes: Visions of Female Sexual Power and a World Without Rape. 1:30-3:00pm, 30 JFK Street. Read more here.

Feb 25: Eugene Scott: Religion & Politics in the Age of Trump
The Washington Post's Eugene Scott writes about the politics of identity in the Trump era (and he previously covered the 2016 election for CNN). 1:30-3:00pm, 30 JFK Street. Read more here.

Mar 4: Steven Pinker: Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award in Cultural Humanism
We are delighted to present our 2018 award in partnership with HCHAA to author, psychologist, and humanist Steven Pinker, as he launches an important book on humanism, Enlightenment Now. 1:30-3:00pm, location TBA. Read more here.

Mar 11: Melvin Rogers: Democratic Faith in Dark Times
Join us for a conversation about faith in democracy in dark times, with Melvin Rogers, an Associate Professor of Political Science at Brown University whose expertise ranges from "black atheism" to the great humanist philosopher John Dewey. 1:30-3:00pm, 30 JFK Street. Read more here.

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Humanism 101 with Greg Epstein
Due to popular demand, we're excited to launch Greg's course for a second time. Classes start Feb 28 - read more and enroll here (members get 80% off!).
Anti-Racism Collaborative
ARC is currently offering an upcoming course, "Systemic Racism & The Legacy of Education" starting Feb 8. Read more about how to enroll here.
2/11 Women of the Hub Meeting
12pm: In light of the recent #metoo movement, we  are inviting all the women of the Hub community to join a conversation exploring the culture of our community and areas that might need improvement. Read more here.
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