Signal Boost: Two Conference Calls and Volunteer Opportunities from the AHA

Just want to mention three things the American Humanist Association is doing right now in the wake of Trump’s inauguration:

1). Tomorrow, January 29th, at 3 pm Eastern, Callie Wright and I will host a conference call on behalf of the LGBTQ Humanist Alliance for LGBTQ people to talk about how we’re feeling and what we’re concerned about now that Trump is our official new president. The number is 712-770-4010, and the access code is 484987.

2). On February 1st at 7:30 pm Eastern, the AHA will host a conference call about the Dakota Access pipeline. Desiree Kane will start the call by giving everyone updates on the situation there, and then there will be a Q and A session. Use the same number and access code as above.

3). The AHA is partnering with NARAL Pro-Choice America, Trans United Fund, and Showing Up for Racial Justice as part of its social justice initiative. If you want to help, contact Sincere Kirabo.

(As a personal aside, shortly after the election, Sincere told me the AHA received countless emails from people wanting to volunteer.)

Action Alert: Phone Bank for Showing Up for Racial Justice


This is a new series where I highlight ways people can work for social justice.

In case you didn’t know, the American Humanist Association is an official affiliate of Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ), an organization which mobilizes white people to fight for racial justice. SURJ is currently looking for 200 volunteers to phone bank for the organization during the month of August. All you need to do is volunteer for one three hour shift for one day. According to SURJ’s website, the purpose of the phone bank is to:

  • Connect with people in SURJ Action’s network about racial justice work

  • Build SURJ Action’s Membership

  • Raise Resources to Support People of Color-Led Organizing

  • Recruit new volunteers to take bold powerful action in local work

  • Build your leadership and fundraising skills, create connections and community across the SURJ network and have fun!

To sign up, just click here.