The Central New York Coalition of Reason is made up of atheist, freethought and humanist groups in Syracuse and throughout the greater Central New York region. Our goals are to foster secular community and raise awareness that these groups are available.
This is a casual meetup group of like-minded people who are looking for interesting conversation. Monthly they get together for drinks on the second Wednesday of the month and brunch on the last Sunday of the month.
Central NY Humanists
The Central New York Humanist Association is a non-profit organization that provides education, support, and community service opportunities for local atheists, agnostics, humanists, freethinkers, and those who are just not “wired for religion”. We are a friendly group and welcome anyone who wants to learn more about non-theistic viewpoints.
Freethinkers of Upstate NY
FUNY is a group for freethinkers in Upstate New York. We want to make free thinking acceptable and respectable. FUNY holds monthly meetings with speakers and discussion.
Secular Student Alliance Syracuse University / SUNY ESF
This group is intended to rally all in the Syracuse University / SUNY ESF community who are atheists/agnostics/skeptics, in support of skeptical inquiry and atheist discourse.
We’re an advocacy group for freethinker members of the Syracuse University / SUNY ESF Community, as well as general secularism and freethought. Our mission is to engage with people of different opinions to foster debate and articulate criticism of the predominant religious themes impacting all members of the community. We are open to all students, faculty, staff and Syracuse area community members.
Secular and Social CNY Families
Geared towards secular parents, this group is made up of Central New York families who are raising their children without gods or religion (i.e. atheists, agnostics, humanists, skeptics, etc.) This group is a place to coordinate social outings and meet other like-minded families in the area.
Mindbenders Book Club
Book Club in CNY for Freethinkers, Humanists, Atheists/Agnostics, Skeptics, & Secularists. Book suggestions accepted & members can select the monthly reads, as well as suggest meetup locations.
Meetups held bi-monthly.
Secular Singles of Central New York
For the single and secular humanist, agnostic, atheist, freethinker, or naturalist, etc, this group is for you.This is a secular based singles group with the goal of providing like-minded individuals the opportunity to socialize in fun events and activities. This is not a dating service, but a group to get to know one another in a no-pressure community setting, making acquaintances and friendships.