Humanity at Work · Compassionate Humanists supporting charities worldwide
  • Humanism at Work
    FBB's 1st national conference, centered on how to put compassionate humanism to work for a better world.
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  • SOIL
    Improving the conditions of human life for those living on the margins.
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  • Rainforest Foundation US
    Working to protect and preserve the environment, ecosystems, and the diversity of life on Earth.
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  • Washington Women’s Employment and Education
    Dedicated to improving access for all to the best of human knowledge.
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  • Footsteps
    Working for a more equitable and just world.
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  • The Night Ministry
    Our CHALLENGE THE GAP program seeks common ground between religious and nonreligious worldviews.
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    A community of compassionate humanists
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Our first annual Humanism at Work conference has drawn to a close. For our final day, we had a collection of inspired and inspiring speakers who shared their visions about humanist service and community. For more pictures and updates, check out our Twitter feed. Greta Christina got us started this morning with a talk about the importance of coming out atheist. Greta gave three main reasons for why we should come out atheist: Coming out makes our own lives better, so we are more able to contribute to our community; coming out helps build the freethought community, letting us create structured organizations that encourage charity and volunteer service; and coming out chips away at anti-atheist bigotry, which is a huge ...

By Kelly Wright

The fantastic @hemley Gonzalez and his work and org @humanistcharity makes him the Heart of Humanism #FBBCon14 pic.twitter.com/Fqo2Lxd5fI — Found Beyond Belief (@FoundBB) July 20, 2014 Foundation Beyond Belief is thrilled to announce the winners of our second annual Heart of Humanism Awards. This year’s awards recognize individuals who made extraordinary contributions to compassionate humanism and the outstanding community service of local Beyond Belief Network teams in 2013. The awards were presented at the Heart of Humanism Awards dinner, July 19 at the Humanism at Work conference in Chicago. Heart of Humanism Award 2014 Hemley Gonzalez For Outstanding Contributions to Compassionate Humanism Humanist Visionary Award 2014 Conor Robinson For Envisioning Global Humanist Service Humanist Innovator Award 2014 Seráh Blain For ...

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Day two of the Humanism at Work conference was a full day of powerful speakers sharing stories of humanist work around the world and scientific approaches to maximizing our charitable efforts. Follow us on Twitter to get all the latest updates. Here’s a recap of what we heard today: Hemley Gonzalez, the founder of Responsible Charity, spoke about his experiences working in the slums of Calcutta to combat poverty. After volunteering for Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity, Hemley was deeply troubled by the broken system and lack or real aid for the most vulnerable. Hemley now works to help break the cycle of poverty through education, microloans, and more. According to Hemley, the goal of a charitable organization should be ...

By Kelly Wright

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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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