Groups

African Americans for Humanism DC (AAH DC)
Ernest Parker, Group Leader
ernestr5@aol.com
http://www.meetup.com/AAH-DC
African Americans for Humanism DC (AAH DC) exists to bring black secular humanists together, to provide a forum for communication, and to facilitate coordinated action. In an irrational world, those who stand for reason must stand together. African Americans for Humanism DC is a program of the Center for Inquiry DC.

American University Humanist Community
c/o AU Humanist Chaplaincy
4400 Massachusetts Ave.
Washington DC 20016
Benjamin Cook, Communications Director
925-708-6669
auhcdc@gmail.com
To make an open forum for atheists, skeptics, rationalists, agnostics and empiricists. We also actively promote secular values and education through philosophy and Socratic discussion.

Camp Quest Chesapeake
Mary Bellamy, Registrar
1914 Kentsdale Lane
Vienna, VA 22182
703-506-9612
CQChesapeake@gmail.com
virginia.camp-quest.org
CQ Chesapeake provides a residential summer camp experience based on secular humanist and freethought philosophy and values.

Center for Inquiry DC
Melody Hensley, Executive Director
1020 19th Street NW Suite 425
Washington, DC 20036
202-629-2403
dc@centerforinquiry.net
http://www.centerforinquiry.net/dc
CFI DC offers an opportunity to put your principles into practice by joining other rationalists to work for positive change in society.

DC Region Atheists
Don Wharton, organizer
Washington, DC
202-643-4366
don1wharton@gmail.com
www.meetup.com/DC-Atheists/
DC Region Atheists is formally organized as a chapter of the Washington Area Secular Humanists. The primary emphasis is on informal community building and more engaged secular activism. Our primary web presence will be with the DC Atheists Meetup. The goal of engagement with political and religious groups is seen to be critical in advancing separation of church and state and increasing the positive regard for secularism and critical thinking.

George Washington University Secular Society
President: Will Bonnett
skeptic@gwu.edu
Twitter: @GWSKEPTIC
https://www.facebook.com/TheGwSecularSociety
GWSS intends to unify and represent like-minded individuals who believe in scientific reason and the strict separation of church and state. Our Constitution strictly declares that the Secular Society will aim to end discrimination and intolerance against secular-minded people, as well as to promote awareness of scientific progress and church-state relations in the United States and across the globe.

Hispanic American Freethinkers
Contact: Lorena Rios
lrios@hafree.org
http://www.meetup.com/HAFree/

Humanist Helpers
Sarah Hippolitus, Organizer
hippolsa@gmail.com
http://www.meetup.com/Humanist-Helpers/
Humanist Helpers provides opportunities to do community service projects that align with humanist goals in the DC metro area - DC, Northern Virginia and Maryland.

Humanists of UUCF
Mary K. Bellamy, facilitator
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax
2709 Hunter Mill Rd.
Oakton, VA 22124
mary.k.bellamy@gmail.com
703-506-9612
http://www.meetup.com/Humanists-of-UUCF/
The mission and purpose of the group is to recognize and nurture those within UUCF whose beliefs and values orientation is primarily exemplified by Humanist thought.

Machar
The Washington Congregation for Secular Humanistic Judaism
Roz Seidenstein, Executive Director
P.O. Box 24014
Washington, DC 20015
202-686-1881
info@machar.org
www.machar.org
Machar is a member-driven community which thrives on diversity. Our member families often come from different cultures, countries, and religious belief systems.

Maryland-DC Chapter
Washington Area Secular Humanists

Gary Berg-Cross, Coordinator
13 Atwell Ct
Potomac MD, 20854
240-426-0770
gbergcross@gmail.com
http://mdc.wash.org/
The Maryland DC (MDC) Chapter of WASH meets the third Saturday of each month, September through June, unless otherwise noted. Meetings are held in libraries of the Montgomery County system in Maryland near Washington DC. Currently we are meeting in the Chevy Chase Library, 8005 Connecticut Ave. Chevy Chase, MD.

Northern Virgina Chapter
Washington Area Secular Humanists

Jason Torpy, Coordinator
http://www.meetup.com/humanism-218
http://nvc.wash.org/
The Northern Virginia Chapter of Washington Area Secular Humanists meets in Fairfax and Alexandria. We aim to promote scientific literacy, critical thinking and a forum to explore humanist principles and how they relate to all aspects of the human experience.

Northern Virginia Ethical Society (NoVES)
P.O. Box 984
Vienna, VA 22183
noves@noves.org
http://www.noves.org/web/
NoVES is a religious and educational community in Northern Virginia, dedicated to building a more humane world by bringing out the best in others and ourselves.

NoVA/DC Metro Parenting Beyond Belief
Jacquin Pierce Allen, Organizer
http://www.meetup.com/NoVA-DC-Parenting-Beyond-Belief/
In a world divided and dominated by religion, secular parenting can be a lonely endeavor. This meetup group offers friendship and support to parents who are raising their children without religion.

NoVA-DC MAAF
Rosalind Eaton, Outreach and Operations Coordinator at MAAF
202-656-MAAF (6223)
mailto:community@militaryatheists.org
https://www.facebook.com/groups/NoVA.DC.MAAF
NoVA-DC MAAF is the local chapter of the Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers. Members of the military, veterans, family and friends, and civilians are all welcome.

Secular Student Alliance (George Mason University)
Contact: Zach Ashton
secularstudentsgmu@gmail.com
Facebook :https://www.facebook.com/groups/225559837461651
Twitter :https://twitter.com/gmu_ssa

Secular Student Alliance of Prince George's Community College
Aina Haya
ainahaya@gmail.com
Lasan D-Bangura
dancay4102@gmail.com
301 Largo Rd
Kettering, MD 20774
https://www.facebook.com/SSAofPGCC
The mission of the Secular Student Alliance is to promote the ideals of scientific and critical inquiry, democracy, secularism, and human-based ethics. We are an affiliate of www.secularstudents.org

Secular Students at Howard University
Ricco Hill, President
SecularStudentsHU@gmail.com
Twitter: @SecularHU
https://www.facebook.com/groups/SecularStudentsHU
Secular Students at Howard University provides a community for student freethinkers, atheists, agnostics, skeptics, rationalists, humanists, and those who want to explore ideas from a rational, scientific, and non-theistic perspective.

UMD Freethought
University of Maryland
David Markum, President
College Park, MD, 20740
freethoughtumd@gmail.com (Justin Skovholt, contact)
http://sites.google.com/site/umdfreethought/
UMD Freethought aims to unite to create a community for the non-religious and non-religious-friendly at the University of Maryland, College Park. 

Washington, DC Atheists, Humanists, and Agnostics
Roy Speckhardt, Organizer
1777 T ST NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
DCAHAmeetup@americanhumanist.org
http://www.meetup.com/DC-Atheists-Humanists-Agnostics
DC-AHA meets in DC, and close-in locations for social, activist, educational, and philanthropic events.

Washington Ethical Society (WES)
Amanda Poppei, Leader
7750 16th St. NW
Washington, DC 20012
wes@ethicalsociety.org
http://www.ethicalsociety.org
WES is a humanistic congregation that affirms the worth of every person. Our Sunday Platform Service is the heart of our community life. This is where we gather to reflect, to share companionship, and to refresh and renew our commitment to creating a more ethical world.

 

 


 

 


Friends of the Washington DC Coalition of Reason

Friends are not members of the Washington CoR but support our mission; these organizations are located in the greater Washington DC Metropolitan Area.

The Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science
Elizabeth Cornwell, Executive Director
Metro Center
1200 G Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
http://www.richarddawkins.net