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

Throwing Out The Bathwater But Keeping the Baby: Religion, Humanism, & Community

Held by Bay Area Humanists on 25 August 2018 10:30 AM

As an increasing percentage of Americans leave traditional religion, what can we take with us? What if any practices, ritual, and forms of community can be adapted from religion and applied in secular spaces: Or must we discard it all to rid ourse... Read More


Doomsday Machine

Held by Bay Area Humanists on 26 August 2018 12:30 PM

In his recent book The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner, Daniel Ellsberg “reveals his shocking firsthand account of America's nuclear program in the 1960s. From the remotest air bases in the Pacific Command, where he discov... Read More


Humanist Book Group: Science in the Soul

Held by Bay Area Humanists on 8 September 2018 3:30 PM

Join us in the Paley room as we discuss "Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist" by Richard Dawkins. Newcomers are always welcome, as are new book suggestions.

We will be selecting the next book from those presen... Read More


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