- Links of Interest
Gary Bauslaugh ( VSHA member)
IHEU is the global representative body of the humanist movement, uniting a diversity of non-religious organisations and individuals.
- Freedom of Thought, Conscience, Religion or Belief
- Abolition of blasphemy and apostasy laws
- Against persecution based on religion or belief
- Recognition and respect for human rights
- For a humanist approach to social issues
Representation on international bodies
Produced the “Freedom Of Thought Report” 2015 Find out which countries are safe for atheists to travel to – free to download.
The IHEU web site also has a news service for Humanist world issues and events.
Based in Amherst, New York CFI has 16 State branches in the USA, and 20 International Branches.
*Including Questionable Health Services: Dangerous Dilutions Project (e.g., homeopathy)
*Questionable Health Education: Pseudoscience in Health Services Education (“holistic nutrition” etc.)
*Questionable Health Products and Devices: Regulation of Medical Devices in Canada, *Questionable Health-Risk Claims: Pseudo-science Scare Tactics (e.g., Cell Phone and Wifi Radiation)
The right to physician-assisted death
Advocate for an O Canada for everyone
Advocate for removal of Section 296 from CCoC and Section 319-3b from CCoC (blasphemy law). Sign on here.
Mission: to unite the humanist community in volunteer and charitable efforts, and to advocate for compassionate action throughout the world.
Humanist Service Corps: The Humanist Service Corps (HSC) is an international volunteering program guided by the principles of secular humanism. Its mission is to support and strengthen local, well-established nonprofits by working with them on poverty alleviation, healthcare access, women’s empowerment, education, environmental sustainability and human rights projects.
Humanist Disaster Recovery Drive to raise funds for the recovery effort after the flooding in Louisiana
Links to development projects world-wide.
Supports local US Chapters
- Audio file podcasts on various Humanist issues
- Updated news
- bi-monthly magazine “The Humanist”
- Discussion Forum
Launched the Black Humanist Alliance, an adjunct organization that will promote racial justice also relaunching its women’s rights adjunct, the Feminist Humanist Alliance, and its LGBTQ adjunct, the LGBTQ Humanist Alliance
Other local groups:
Comox Valley Humanists – Comox and Campbell River (no website) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Vancouver Island Atheists (Facebook)
- Skeptic – similar to CFI and publishes “Skeptic” magazine
- United Coalition of Reason (U.S.A.) Coordinating local chapters working to promote nontheism
- EvolveFish – Humanist/Atheist paraphernalia – buttons, t-shirts, etc.
Other Humanism related information: