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Join The Rethink Prize Contest & Win Money!
Lex Bayer and John Figdor, authors of the book Atheist Mind, Humanists Heart: Rewriting the Ten Commandments for the Twenty-first Century, are running the ReThink Prize contest. As part of the promotion for the book, they are asking members of the general public who identify as secular to submit ten top beliefs to live life by in the 21st century. Participants can also vote for their favorite beliefs of other contestants. Ten contestants with the best beliefs will win $1,000 each. All the rules for the contest can be seen on their page. Submission ends November 30th, so enter soon!
Want more chances to win money? The Openly Secular Remove Your Mask video contest (which also ends November 30th) is still going on!
Humanist Service Corps Taking Applications
Beginning in the summer of 2015, the Humanist Service Corps will support Songtaba and other Ghanaian human rights organizations working to restore dignity to women who have been accused of witchcraft and banished to "witch camps." Although the women are relatively safe from violence once they are in exile, the living conditions are deplorable. They do not have access to basic education and health care, and they are unaware of or are unable to exercise legal protections under Ghanaian and international laws.
Applications for this service trip end December 15th. Go to the Foundation Beyond Belief website for more information on this great opportunity.
Student Press Release Resource
If your group has a really cool event coming up, or you’ve done something noteworthy, not only should you Brag It Up to us, you should also send out a press release! Press releases can seem rather daunting, but no worries - we have an exceptionally comprehensive resource for you on how to write press releases. We even have a fill in the blank press release for you model your own after!
If you’re still stumped on how to write or send a press release, we also have a real live human being for you to talk to! Kelley Freeman is our Communications Associate and can answer any questions you have about media, proofread your press release, and get you local contacts you can send us your press release! Feel free to email her with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Jase (Jason) is the current applicant to become the first Humanist Chaplain in the history of the United States armed forces. After being away from America for nearly 15 years, he has recently returned to serve as the National Coordinator for the United Coalition of Reason, based in Washington, DC. Through his work with UnitedCoR, Jase nurtures nearly 80 local Coalitions of Reason, in addition to supporting nearly 800 cooperating and affiliated groups within these local coalitions.
Jase is a Humanist celebrant, a regular contributor to Humanist.com
, and gives regular volunteer time to chaplaincy work with student organizations at major American and British universities.Learn More