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

U.S. Asylum Law and International Human Rights

Held by Bay Area Humanists on 24 February 2019 1:00 PM

San Francisco attorney Paul Lufkin, Adjunct Professor of Constitutional Law at San Francisco Law School, will present an overview of the law of asylum in the United States, and comment on the international human rights sources for that body of law... Read More


The Brain on the Stand: Neuroscience and the Law

Held by Bay Area Humanists on 2 March 2019 3:00 PM

Dr. Charles Vella will review some of the legal implications of our expanded knowledge of brain functioning and human cognition. Neuroscience has been creeping into the nation’s courtrooms with greater frequency, introducing neuroimaging, etc. W... Read More


Building Political Clout: The Path to a Secular Voting Bloc

Held by Bay Area Humanists on 9 March 2019 3:00 PM

Sarah Levin, Director of Grassroots and Community Programs at the Secular Coalition for America (SCA), will share updates from SCA's lobbying team on Capitol Hill and present SCA's Secular Values Voter campaign, a long-term vision to build and mob... Read More


Humanist Book Group: The Healing of America

Held by Bay Area Humanists on 13 April 2019 3:30 PM

Join us in the Stong room as we discuss "The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care" by T.R. Reid. Newcomers are always welcome, as are new book suggestions.

We will be selecting the next book from th... Read More


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