News and Events from Eastern Iowa

Cedar Valley Atheists Help Clean Vandalized Synagogue

2016-05-14

When Jacob Madden heard the synagogue where his friend served as Rabbi had been vandalized, he reached out to the Cedar Valley Atheists to help with the clean-up. Vandals had spray painted crosses and the words, "Jesus Saves" on the walls of the Sons of J ...

Iowa Atheist Organization, Day of Reason Proclamation

2016-05-03

Cedar Valley Atheists has received a proclamation from the City of Waterloo, Iowa declaring May 5th as a Day of Reason. Waterloo has joined Cedar Rapids as the only cities in the state to issue such a proclamation. [caption id="attachment_8933" align=" ...

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Iowa Humanist Organization Receives Day of Reason Proclamations

Reason is alive and well in Iowa! Humanists of Linn County was pleased to accept two separate proclamations declaring May 5th as National Day of Reason. Both the City of Cedar Rapids and the Linn County Board of Supervisors officially recognized the impor ...

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Iowa Secular Students Announce Panel Discussion

2016-04-18

Does religion do more harm or good? This is a controversial question that has been debated for centuries. How would we answer it in a modern context, or does it even have an answer? On Sunday, April 24, Secular Students of Iowa (SECSI) is assembling a pan ...

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Humanists of Linn County Donate Science Equipment to McKinley Middle School

2016-04-17

Eastern Iowa Coalition of Reason member, Humanists of Linn County just donated more than $600 worth of science equipment to McKinley Middle School in its first effort to help local school enhance their educational material. “One of our primary goals whe ...

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