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"Zach, please contact me if you are interested in discussing atheists hosting meetings in churches. See my discussion in the forums "Speaking in Churches".
I would love to pick your brain.
Mark Johnson passed your name along."
"Awesome! The good thing about this new council is that diversity is a positive value which makes sense for any movement to have. There's no need to justify it as 'politically correct', because it need not (should not) be about…"
The Dallas/Fort Worth Coalition of Reason (DFWCoR), an umbrella organization supporting local grassroots secular organizations, today announced the formation of a Diversity Council to recruit minority nonbelievers and raise awareness of existing diversity in the “New Atheist” movement.“Since the days of Frederick Douglass, atheists of color have been a vital if often overlooked part of America’s secular heritage,” said Zachary Moore, Coordinator of the DFWCoR. “But today, though prominent…See More
Hi Zachary! I'm Kris. As well as hosting the Aussie/Kiwi group here on Nexus. I'm also the media and communications consultant for the forthcoming "Rise of Atheism" Global Atheist Convention to be held in Melbourne in March 2010. The Convention is being organized jointly by Atheist Alliance International and the Atheist Foundation of Australia.
I wonder if you could let your members know that tickets for the convention are now available online at the Convention website. We are expecting nearly 3,000 delegates, so this convention is going to be huge.
Confirmed speakers include: Richard Dawkins, AC Grayling, PZ Myers, Dan Barker, Peter Singer, Taslima Nasrin and many more.
Anything you can do to help us get the word out would be greatly appreciated.