Newsletter: Week of April 23, 2018

From the Director of Community Development

Sarah Chandonnet

This Sunday, April 29, we are delighted to partner with and host Muslimish for an extended conference event, featuring  Ali Rizvi: author of T he Atheist Muslim, physician, musician, and advocate for secularism and science in the Muslim community, who has been featured in the  New York Times, The Atlantic, CNN, The Huffington Post, CBC, BBC, The Globe, The Mail and a range of other media outlets.
Other speakers will include  Wissam Charafeddine, co-founder of Muslimish, Arab-American educator, engineer, entrepreneur, former Imam and a current Islamic reformer and secular activist;  Hannah A., Muslimish NYC co-organizer, Master's candidate of Middle Eastern studies & religious studies, City College of NYC;  Rafya Oskui, Muslimish co-organizer, business owner, healthcare professional, Pakistani-American, women's rights activist; and  Ginan Rauf, Muslimish historian, secular humanist, feminist,  and educator with PhD in Comparative Literature from Harvard.
Refreshments will be provided. For increased security, please plan to check in with ID upon arrival - all bags are subject to inspection. 1:00-4:00pm, 30 JFK Street. Registration is free and required.

Upcoming Programs 

May 6: Nina Lytton: Humanist May Day Celebration
Join us for a special celebration, led by Nina Lytton and the Hub's Committee for Humanist Celebrations, with music, poetry, discussion, and more.   1:30-3:00pm, 30 JFK Street. Read more here.
May 13: Maria Polonchek: Mother's Day Celebration of Secular Parenting
Join us for an important celebration and conversation on Mother's Day at the Hub, featuring the author of In Good Faith: Secular Parenting in a Religious World. 1:30-3:00pm, 30 JFK Street. Read more here.

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Our  New Beginning at MIT
We are delighted to announce our expansion onto the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where Greg will serve as its first Humanist Chaplain. Read our statement here.
Alewife Clean-Up
4/28, 9:00am: Join volunteers and the VIA committee for a cleanup of Alewife Reservation! Read more here.
Logic Magazine: Technology & Inequality
May 4: Join the Humanist Hub as we cosponsor a panel discussion with Logic Magazine and Open Source on the issues of technology today.  Read more here.
Spy Pond Clean-Up
5/12: Join volunteers and the VIA committee for a clean up of Spy Pond in Arlington. Read more here.
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