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December Beyond Belief Network Roundup (Plus Team and Photo of the Month)!

Jan 27, 2021
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We just finished compiling December’s reports from volunteer teams in the Beyond Belief Network (BBN)! Holiday season provided a great opportunity to give back to the most vulnerable members of teams’ communities, especially people experiencing homelessness, disability, and domestic violence. Please join us celebrating their work!

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Welcome New FBB Board Member Tracie Harris

Jan 26, 2021
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FBB is thrilled to announce a new addition to the team: please welcome Board Member Tracie Harris! Tracie Harris graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies from the University of Central Florida, including areas of specialization in anthropology, communication and studio art. She became a member of the Atheist Community of Austin (ACA), and…

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IPTX: Wrongful Conviction and the Long Road to Exoneration

Jan 18, 2021
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Dennis Allen and Stanley Mosey, exonerees of wrongful conviction after 15 years in prison

The Innocence Project of Texas is one of the leading innocence organizations in the country having exonerated 27 people since 2006. Discriminatory policies and practices at all stages of the criminal justice process unjustifiably disadvantage people of color and people living in poverty. Last year the inequality of our criminal justice system was brought into…

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Past grantee update: Tandana Foundation

Jan 18, 2021
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A couple weeks ago, we checked in to see how some past Humanist Grant recipients were doing. One of these organizations was Tandana Foundation, which works in Ecuador and Mali to support local community initiatives related to education, health, food security, water resources, environmental conservation, and income generation. One of Tandana’s projects is a literacy…

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Welcome 1st Quarter Grantees!

Jan 5, 2021
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This is our last quarter offering a slate of four quarterly grantees before transitioning into to our bigger, bolder Compassionate Impact Grant program*. So we’ve decided to send the quarterly grant program off in style by giving to four powerhouse organizations you’ve helped us support in previous years! This quarter, the power of humanist giving…

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Thank You.

Jan 1, 2021
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Happy New Year! With 2021 finally here, we have a lot to celebrate! In 2020, your gifts to FBB put to work $110,723.51 in Humanist Grants through 13 organizations that effectively transform the lives of men, women, children, families, and entire communities. During the COVID-19 pandemic, while our programming in Ghana has been on hold,…

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Grantee Spotlight: Unchained At Last

Dec 30, 2020
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Here’s the undeniably bad news: Child marriage continues to be a scourge in the United States. But there is good news too: If we work together, we can eliminate the scourge by this time next year. Shockingly, child marriage, or marriage before 18, remains legal in most of the U.S. Between 2000 and 2010, an…

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November Beyond Belief Network Roundup (Plus Team and Photo of the Month)!

Dec 30, 2020
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Between the holidays and FBB’s Annual Appeal, we’ve had a lot on our hands the last couple months. So have volunteers in the Beyond Belief Network! We just finished compiling November’s volunteer reports. Please join us celebrating what teams did for their communities during the kickoff of holiday season!

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Grantee Spotlight: Mount Tamalpais College

Dec 17, 2020
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Mount Tamalpais College is excited and honored to be a recipient of a Foundation Beyond Belief grant. Known for nearly 25 years as the Prison University Project, we recently became an independent college and changed our name to Mount Tamalpais College. Since our founding in 1996, we have been on a mission to make higher…

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October Beyond Belief Network Roundup (Plus Team and Photo of the Month)!

Nov 25, 2020
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As the weather cools down, Beyond Belief Network teams are heating things up! We just finished compiling October’s volunteer reports. We’re pleased to say that teams are continuing to build momentum as they learn how to adapt to the global pandemic. Please join us celebrating what they did for their communities last month.

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