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This Week: Last Chance to Help SSA Win $50,000!, CFI Hires Director of Outreach, SSA LTN Team Fundraising Recipients


Last Chance to Help SSA Win $50,000!

The national Secular Student Alliance has been nominated for the Chase Community Giving Program! We are currently in 42nd place: just four away from losing $30,000 in grant money! Help make sure the SSA receives $50,000 from this amazing opportunity.

From now though Sept. 19th, everyone gets two votes that they can use on Facebook: simply click here to go to our page and vote! Be sure to let the members of your group know, so they can vote as well! SSA national needs your support to hold onto a $50,000 grant. We have lots of tools for you to spread the word available at


If you "share" the Chase Community Giving page, you will be granted an additional vote that can be used to vote for the SSA again! For your extra vote, Camp Quest and Foundation Beyond Belief are also nominated. Also if you bank with Chase, you get two additional votes.

Voting runs until Sept. 19th. Vote for the SSA now and spread the word!

CFI Hires Director of Outreach

The Center For Inquiry is hiring! The director of outreach will be responsible for organizing, managing, and supporting CFI’s grassroots groups, including CFI branches, CFI On Campus student groups, and independent groups that are part of the CFI Network.

This position is based at CFI headquarters in Amherst, NY. It provides competitive salary and health benefits and provides intellectually stimulating work with opportunities for travel, writing, and public speaking.

To apply, send a resume, writing sample, and cover letter to info@centerforinquiry.net with subject heading "Outreach Director". The application is due Friday Sept. 21st 5:00 P.M. Eastern Time. For a list of duties, qualifications and other important information please go to CFI's employment page.

You can always check out the latest jobs in the movement by visiting our jobs page.

SSA LTN Team Fundraising Recipients

As per our promise, we will send a box of goodies to all of our affiliates who created teams and raised $100 or more for Light the Night. Congratulations to all our affiliates who raised money for the cause! You will find below the list of groups who raised $100 or more. Let us know if your group raised the amount and is not featured and we will send you a box as well:


Alabama Atheists and AgnosticsUAH Non-TheistsSecular Student Alliance at CLU
Secular Students and Skeptics Society (SSaSS)UGAtheistsDePaul Alliance for Free Thought (DAFT)

Secular Student Alliance at Northwestern University (NU SSA)
University of Chicago Secular Student Alliance Illini Secular Student Alliance (ISSA)
Society of Non-Theists at PurdueSecular Alliance of IU (SAIU)Freethought Society at Tufts

Secular Student Alliance at the University of Michigan
Center for Inquiry on Campus - Grand ValleySecular Student Alliance of the University of New Mexico
Secular Student Alliance at NCSU
East Carolina University Secular Student Alliance (ECU SSA)

Secular Student Alliance at The Ohio State University
Secular Student Alliance at USCSecular Student Alliance at Presbyterian CollegeWindsor / Essex County Atheist Society


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Members from The University of Nebraska at Omaha Secular Student Alliance with Darrel Ray at The Midwest Freethought Conference.

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