New Local Coalitions Forming Across America

by Fred Edwords

Though it isn’t national news yet, it soon will be. Local Coalitions of Reason are in the process of forming from coast to coast and will soon go public with their major advertising campaigns, paid for by the United Coalition of Reason. Here’s the rundown.

Since United CoR went public on March 30 of this year with the launch of the Dallas-Fort Worth Coalition of Reason in Texas, there has been a flurry of activity. Coalitions in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Colorado, were soon included in the United CoR network. Then the billboard campaign for Arizona CoR was unveiled at the beginning of June. Later that same month, work commenced on coalitions in Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio, as well as Seattle, Washington, and Portland, Oregon.

In July, CoRs were organized in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, and Tulsa, Oklahoma. In August they were organized in Cleveland, Ohio, and Morgantown, West Virginia. A pre-existing coalition in Houston, Texas, was also recruited. Now in September, initial CoR meetings have been held in New York City and Northern New Jersey. On tap for the rest of the month are Chicago, Illinois; Central Illinois; Boston, Massachusetts; and Washington, DC.

As the newest coalitions formalize and get ready to go live with their websites, they are also preparing their major promotional campaigns. Some are preparing billboards, others bus or commuter train advertising, and one is experimenting with something completely different.

Watch the news and this website for the exciting developments as they unfold.