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Meet Me in Miami: AU Field Director Beth Corbin to Meet with Miami Area Activists

AU Field Director Beth Corbin will be in Miami on Friday, April 13, and Saturday, April 14, and will meet with AU members and supporters who want to learn more about Amendment 8 which will be on the ballot in November. 

The meetings will take place at 5:30 PM on Friday and 11:00 AM on Saturday at the Sofitel Hotel, 5800 Blue Lagoon Drive, in Miami.  Read more

North Shore (IL) AU presents Louis Altman

The North Shore (IL) Chapter presents Louis Altman, speaking on "Humanistic Judaism: A Contradiction in Terms?"

The event takes place Thursday, July 21, from 7-9 PM, at the Northbrook Public Library, Pollack Room, 1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook, IL 60062. Read more

Orange County (CA) Hosts Bonnie Castrey

The Orange County chapter’s July 16th event features Huntington Beach Union High School District Trustee Bonnie Castrey.  She will be speaking on: "School Vouchers: A Threat to Public Education.”  School vouchers undermine religious liberty, divert money to unaccountable private schools, and have repeatedly been rejected by California voters.  Not only that, vouchers don’t improve student performance. Read more

Orange County (CA) Hosts Rabbi Larry Seidman

How Religion Can Help Us Develop The Values We Hold Dear

AU Member Rabbi Larry Seidman will challenge us to examine the two faces to religion.  One side is within us. It deals with our personal values and how we lead our lives.  The other side drives for conformity and dominance in the world.  The two aspects are in tension with each other. Read more