We are a group committed to promoting a positive identity for nonbelievers, focused on reason, empathy, and leading an ethical life. We organize different kinds of events in and around San Francisco, and we hope to see you at one of them.

Upcoming Events

California Escapes-A Photographic Experience

Held by Bay Area Humanists on 22 October 2017 6:00 PM

Sin Wa Mow is an artist who is currently presenting her work in the galleries at the First Unitarian Universalist Center (Reception will be on Sunday, Oct 15 from 12:30 to 3:00 PM) . Sin, a San Francisco based photographer,  will be presenting a ... Read More

BAH Volunteer Night at At The Crossroads (9/25, 6-8 pm

Held by Bay Area Humanists on 25 October 2017 6:00 PM

Are you interested in helping your community, and meeting other interesting people who are doing the same?

Join us for a fun evening, October 25th, 6-8 pm, assisting the great folks at ATC by preparing packs and supplies for the homeless te... Read More

Humanism: What's That?

Held by Bay Area Humanists on 29 October 2017 12:30 PM

In this presentation, Jim Barnett will review the definitions of humanism from contemporary humanist organizations, philosophical texts, dictionaries and foundational documents of modern humanism.  From these, he will extract two underlying princ... Read More

The Design of Fair Voting Systems

Held by Bay Area Humanists on 4 November 2017 3:00 PM

It's a pretty simple idea: you get a list of candidates, and you can vote for one of them. Are there any flaws in that system?

We've all heard about American problems like gerrymandering, the Electoral College, and voter suppression. But at... Read More

Humanist Book Group

Held by Bay Area Humanists on 18 November 2017 3:30 PM

Note: This is not our usual Saturday or our usual room. The library is closed on 11/11 for Veterans Day.

Join us in the Sycip room as we discuss The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt. New... Read More