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California Freethought Day

Sunday, October 15, 2017

California State Capitol Building

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Secular Leadership Day Reception

In celebration of our 16th anniversary, we are proud to have booked some amazing speakers:

Featured Speakers:


Sikivu Hutchinson, African-American Feminist Author


Larry Decker, ED of Secular Coalition for America


David Smalley, Podcaster and Activist


Jessica Xiao, Asian-American Feminist, Writer, Humanist


Elizabeth Lagesse, Arrested for Protesting


David Tamayo, President of Hispanic American Freethinkers

Special Guests:

  Athena Salman, Arizona State Representative

Community Panel:


Melissa Pugh, United COR

  More to be announced.

Live Entertainment:

  To be announced.

Victor Harris, Poet

  Uncle Sam

Author and Podcaster's Panel:

  Thomas Smith, Serious Inquiries Only

Elbe Spurling, Author

  Rebecca Hensler, The Secular Grief Support Handbook
  Candace Gorham, The Ebony Exodus Project
  David Fitzgerald, Author
  Richard Carrier, Author

And don't forget:

  • Leadership Day on Saturday for those in leadership and advocacy roles at the local and state level, featuring Robin Rinzler and others.
  • Supporters' Reception on Saturday evening with the comedy of Keith Loewell Jensen, where you can meet many of our speakers and enjoy wine, dessert, and more