Sunday, October 7, 2023 · Near the California State Capitol and Livestreamed
Save the 2023 Dates!
- Volunteer Dinner (Oct 5)
- Secular Leadership Day (Oct 7)
- Fundraising Reception (Oct 7)
- Main Event (Oct 8)
2022 Event Video
- Our 21st year featured the following speakers, entertainers, podcasters, authors, and more:
- Emery Emery, emcee
- Brad Buchanan, Poet
- Rev. Nancy Brink, Chaplain and Trustee
- Authors' and Podcasters' Panel with Thomas Smith, Alexis Record, Elbe Spurling, Judy Saint, and David McAfee
- Voices of Reason
- Kevon Cameron, podcast host
- Nadya Dutchin, AHA Executive Director
- Min Chalice Blythe, the Satanic Temple
- Nancy Gonzalez, Poet
- We also presented awards to Susan Gerbic and Eugenie Scott while awarding our scholarship winner, Hana Benko.
2021 Event Video
- Yvette d'Entremont (Sci Babe)
- Ian Harris (comedian, podcaster)
- Sarah Levin (secular political strategist)
- Cheryl Abrams (author)
- Scarlett Rabe (singer/songwriter)
- Suzi Bakker (League of Women Voters)
- Ron Swallow (comedian)
- Karina Quintanilla (elected official)
- Ross Blocher and Carrie Poppy (podcasters)
- Thomas Smith (podcaster)
- Alexis Record (author)
- Joey Fabian (musician)
- Abraham Mackey (musician)
We also presented awards to Mynga Futrell, Margaret Downey, and Bruce Gleason while awarding our scholarship winner, Sailor Alfonzo.
2020 Event Video
- We featured video segments from:
- Seth Andrews
- Juhem Navarro-Rivera (political scientist)
- Sean Omar Rivera (political organizer)
The musical talent of Shelley Segal and entertainment from Andy Swan (Uncle Sam) was spread throughout the streaming video. Author Erin Louis offered a powerful message about voting rights and podcaster Thomas Westbook (Holy Koolaid) joined us once again.
The event was emceed by science journalist Kavin Senapathy.