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Rabbi Chalom is a founder of Week of Action, a program that Foundation Beyond Belief is organizing to encourage people to #choosetoACT this April 24th-30th, the week leading up to the National Day of Prayer and National Day of Reason (May 1st). He explains the idea and his intentions further: Like many in the secular/Humanist/atheist world, I find a “National Day of Prayer” to be both inappropriate and unconstitutional, as well as exclusionary of those who don’t pray. However, I also found the dominant counter-program of a “National Day of Reason” to be unnecessarily insulting to the vast majority of our neighbors and friends who are religious – after all, if we represent reason, everyone who prays is irrational? After ...

With Week of Action starting April 24th-30th, Beyond Belief Network is proud to offer a preview of some of the events in which Beyond Belief Network teams plan to participate. The Week of Action initiative was started by Humanist Rabbi Adam Chalom in 2010 as a day of good deeds in response to the National Day of Prayer and National Day of Reason. Over 20 events have been registered on the Week of Action website, but if one is not in your area, you can still participate! Simply do something to benefit your community or another person this week and post it (with pictures!) to Facebook or tweet about it @weekofaction using the tag #choosetoACT. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation Community Service Committee ...

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Welcome to Volunteers Beyond Belief, a network of local freethought organizations putting compassionate humanism into action through community volunteering in 22 U.S. cities.

The national organization assists local teams in finding volunteer opportunities and in committing to a regular schedule of volunteer events, making hands-on volunteering a major part of their groups' activity and identity.

Volunteers Beyond Belief is a program of Foundation Beyond Belief, a non-profit organization created to focus, encourage, and demonstrate the generosity and compassion of secular humanists.

Organizations with a compatible humanist mission and identity are encouraged to consider joining the network by filling out the VBB team application online.

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Welcome to Volunteers Beyond Belief, a network of local freethought organizations putting compassionate humanism into action through community volunteering in 22 U.S. cities.

The national organization assists local teams in finding volunteer opportunities and in committing to a regular schedule of volunteer events, making hands-on volunteering a major part of their groups' activity and identity.

Volunteers Beyond Belief is a program of Foundation Beyond Belief, a non-profit organization created to focus, encourage, and demonstrate the generosity and compassion of secular humanists.

Organizations with a compatible humanist mission and identity are encouraged to consider joining the network by filling out the VBB team application online.

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