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Lawsuit to Overturn Department of Education Regulation that Forces Universities to Fund Discrimination by Student Groups

January 19, 2021

Today, the national civil rights organizations American Atheists and Americans United for Separation of Church and State, on behalf of the Secular Student Alliance and a California university student, filed a lawsuit against the Trump Administration’s Department of Education to challenge a…

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SSA president at Vanderbilt joins first Cohort of Interfaith Fellows

October 15, 2020

Helena Robertson, president of the Secular Student Alliance at Vanderbilt University, is one of six student leaders invited to join the first Cohort of Interfaith Fellows, sponsored by the Office of Inclusive Excellence and the Office of Religious Life. The fellows…

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Kayley Rettberg: Shaping her life and career with secular values

October 3, 2020

Growing up, Kayley’s family identified as “Chreasters,” going to Catholic Church on Christmas and Easter. When she started weekly religion classes in second grade, she said, “I always felt the most judged in the Church, the very same space where…

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