January 21 in Buffalo, NY
I joined CFI Western New York members at the Buffalo Women’s March event.
February 5 in Buffalo, NY
April 22 in Buffalo, NY
I contributed to early planning and helped manage exhibitors at the event.
May 2–4 in Washington, DC
I attended presentations, trainings, and meetings on the Hill with the Buffalo Urban League Young Professionals.
May 24–29 at Lake San Antonio, Bradley, CA
I contributed to a panel titled “What Is Humanism?” with Justin Gunn, John Dardis, and CFI Los Angeles‘ Jim Underdown as part of the event’s of the Earth Activism hub.
Philadelphia and New York City Trip
I hiked in Fairmount Park, visited friends in SE PA and New York City, and attended events related to Philly Pride.
August 10–13 in Atlanta, GA
August 17–20 in Schwenksville, PA
This was my 18th year camping and attending the Fest.
I attended a friend’s 40th birthday celebration, explored downtown Seattle, and visited other friends in the Pacific NW.
October 13–15 in Philadelphia, PA
I presented “The Science of Change: Evidence-Based Methods for Effective Activism.”
November 1 in Buffalo, NY
I led a discussion on the graphic novel series March, a memoir of civil rights icon John Lewis’s early activism.
November 11–13 in Springfield, MO
I led a workshop on how to build successful activism campaigns and joined Greta Christina for a workshop titled “Making Ourselves Relevant in the Resistance.”
November 25–30 from Miami to Princess Cays, Bahamas, and Amber Cover, Dominican Republic
I was part of a discussion with student activist Sean Omar Rivera addressing old-school and new-school organizing and activism in the secular movement.
November 30–December 3 including Miami Beach and Coral Gables, FL
A friend gave me a tour of the region, and I went sailing for the first time.