Member Organizations of Portland CoR
Atheist and Agnostic (A+) Forum: A project of Portland State University
A+ is a student organization focused on building support and community for non theistic students at Portland State University and advocating for their interests. Regular meetings through out the year provide an opportunity to get to know fellow non believers and discuss topics of interest, while special lectures and social events give us an opportunity to explore the wider world and share ideas. (email firstname.lastname@example.org)
Beaverton Atheist Meetup (BAM): A project of CFI Portland
The Beaverton Atheist Meetup is a gathering of like-minded atheists, agnostics, and other free-thinkers on Portland's west side. In 1998, attendees of the Beaverton Atheist Meetup chartered a presence in Portland for the Center for Inquiry, a think-tank advancing science and secularism in public affairs.
Center For Inquiry (CFI) Portland
Center for Inquiry Portland fosters and serves secular community in the NorthWest. We promote science, reason and freedom of inquiry, and provide an ethical humanist alternative to religious and paranormal worldviews. Join us, work for positive change in society, while having fun with likeminded friends! See also member groups:
- Beaverton Atheist Meetup (BAM)
- Secular Parenting Meetup (SPM)
- Secular Humanists of East Portland Meetup (SHEP)
The Flying Spaghetti Monster (FSM) Lands for a Pint Meetup
Launched in 2007, this FSM group is all about bringing like-minded people together for good times and to foster a sense of community. Join us for bi-monthly celebrations of all things Pastafarian including Talk Like a Pirate Day and pub crawls.
Freethinker/Atheist/Agnostic/Secular Humanist/Naturalist (FAASHN) An affinity group for City of Portland Employees
The Freethinker/Atheist and Agnostic/Secular Humanist/Naturalist (FAASHN) Affinity Group's mission is to promote the acceptance of people who do not believe in the existence of supernatural entities, forces or effects as full partners in the City's workforce. The FAASHN group would offer mutual support for those with similar views but all are welcome to come and learn.
Humanists of Greater Portland (HGP)
We are a large free-thought organization (2008 American Humanist Association Chapter of the Year) that focuses on intellectual (Sunday Meeting, discussion groups), charitable (OPB Fundraising, the homeless), and social (two monthly no-host dinners, monthly potlucks) activities for its members and the community. Our members are also active in CoR, meet-ups, the Northwest Free-thought Coalition, and the Northwest Free-thought Alliance Regional Conference. See also member group:
Kol Shalom Community for Humanistic Judaism
An affiliate of the national Society for Humanistic Judaism. We celebrate Jewish culture and tradition non-theistically.
Portland Area Humanism Meetup (PAHM): A project of HGP
The Portland Area Humanism Meetup (PAHM) is a project to increase the outreach of Humanists of Greater Portland to times, places, and events beyond the traditional HGP Sunday morning programs.
Recovering From Religion™ Portland
A support group for those who are leaving or have left religion. Share stories and advice with local recovering religionists while tapping into the knowledge gained from the nation-wide movement.
Reed Secular Alliance: A project of Reed College
The Reed Secular Alliance is Reed College's home for atheists, agnostics, and secular humanists. We educate the community through hosting speakers about secularism and society, as well as through our Freethought Books Project. The Freethought Books Project collects secular, freethinking, and humanist works to donate to prisoners, mental hospitals, and others in need. (email email@example.com)
Secular Humanists of East Portland (SHEP) Meetup: A project of CFI Portland
A bimonthly gathering of secular humanists on the East side of town. Activities usually consist of watching evidenced based documentaries, potlucks, and game nights.
United States Atheists (USA)
For more than twenty years, United States Atheists has served as a gathering place for atheists and other freethinkers in the Portland area. We operate the first Atheist Community Center to be established in the United States and promote rationality through our weekly television show Bunk Busters. Join us Tuesday nights at 7:30 p.m. to discuss issues of interest to atheists and to socialize.