04 Jun 2020
An uprising for racial justice is sweeping the country. News and videos of state-sanctioned violence have flooded our televisions and social media, raising our awareness of the countless Black men, women, and children whose lives have been violently stolen. We know some of their names: George Floyd. Ahmaud Arbery. Atatiana Jefferson. Eric Garner. Tamir Rice. As people gather to call for justice, we have seen the brutal treatment of protesters and journalists by police. But what is captured on video represents only the tiniest fraction of the state-sanctioned violence Black people experience. That is why this uprising is necessary. And humanists must participate. (more…)By FBB
31 May 2020
Disasters don’t happen in isolation. Never has that been more true than today. Hurricanes, tornados, and earthquakes are not cancelled because we are dealing with COVID-19. There is no part of disaster response and recovery in 2020 that will not be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. A pandemic means responding to emergencies is harder and less safe.By Wendy Webber, FBB Programs Director
Beyond Belief Network is a collective of over 125 humanist, atheist, and other non-believing organizations putting compassionate humanism into action through community volunteering and charitable fundraising. Each month we round up the previous month's activities and award the top performers. Let's see what teams crushed it in April!By FBB
20 May 2020
In 2011, a community of Ugandan humanists founded a school in Kasese, Uganda, where religious-based education isthe norm. Kasese was recently hit with devastating floods, to which FBB has responded by launching a fundraiser to help Kasese Humanist School recover.
In this blog entry, the school's director Bwambale Robert has shared an update on how his community is handling the situation cased by the floods.By Bwambale Robert, Director of Kasese Humanist School