Purpose & Values

Our Purpose

The purpose of the Bay Area Humanists (BAH) is to promote Humanism: a democratic, naturalistic lifestance with a system of secular values and ethics. We promote activities that educate about humanism, build community and provide opportunities for humanists to act on these values.

BAH is a local chapter of the American Humanist Association (AHA).

Our Values

Compassion: We are sensitive to and embrace the full range of human difference, extending compassion to all no matter their characteristics or circumstances.

Critical thinking: We choose to use the innate power of the mind to think, understand and form fair judgments by a process of logic and reason.

Responsibility: We hold ourselves accountable for actively supporting a future where everyone has the opportunity to reach their full potential. 

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