Events in 2014

FtBConscience 2 online conference
January 31 – February 2
Two panels: “Community Building,” and “Trans Men and Trans Masculinity.”

CFI–Northeast Ohio Members Picnic
March 22 in Independence, OH
Participated in annual picnic.

Skeptech 2
April 2–6 in Minneapolis, MN
Participated on two panels, “Will technology save us from ourselves?” and “The Other Scientific Method,” and gave a talk titled “Citizen Skeptic.”

American Atheists Convention
April 17–20 in Salt Lake City, UT
Tabled for the Center for Inquiry (CFI).

Women in Secularism 3
May 16–18 in Washington, DC Participated on two panels, “Intersectionality and Humanism” and “Women Empowering Women in Secularism,” and assisted as support staff during the event.

July 3–6 in Bloomington, MN
Participated on several panels.

2014 All-Star Conference
July 11–12 in St. Paul, MN
Presentation on diversity in the freethought movement.

Greece Secular Invocation
July 15 in Greece, NY
Traveled with other CFI staff to attend the historic first atheist invocation to follow the Greece v. Galloway Supreme Court case, and attended the following press conference and rally.

CFI Leadership Conference: “Reason for Change”
July 24–27 in Amherst, NY
Organizer and presenter for CFI Outreach Department’s annual training event for student and community group leaders.

World Humanist Congress 2014
August 7–10 in Oxford, UK
Represented the Council for Secular Humanism and the Center for Inquiry.

Philadelphia Folk Festival
August 15–17 in Schwenksville, PA
My 15th year attending.

Central New York Skeptics meeting
September 17 outside of Syracuse, NY
Presentation on diversity in the freethought movement.

November 19–21 in Omaha, NE
Presentation on African Americans for Humanism.

Moving Social Justice
October 11–12 in Los Angeles, CA
Delivered introductory remarks and participated on a panel on “LGBTQ Queer Atheists of Color.”

Skepticon 7
November 21–23 in Springfield, MO
Tabled for CFI.

RootsCamp 2014 hosted by the New Organizing Institute
December 12–14 in Washington, DC
Attended for organizing training.