Our aim is to build a supportive community of people who share a vision of society based on our core values: honesty, justice, compassion, responsibility, and courage. This community promotes these values by engaging in important social issues, seeking to both understand them and take action on them. We are committed to working toward a more ethical society and a world that lives by humanist values.

Our First Full Year at the Humanist Hub

Submitted by Brian King

hhub_logoYes, the elevator is finally fixed. Let’s get that out of the way because I’m sure it was the first question on the minds of many of you. We’ve met in five different locations over the course of the past year, and it is obviously a huge relief to look forward to meeting in this great space for the upcoming year and, we hope, for at least a few more years until we outgrow it. Continue reading

September 21: Aviva Chomsky, “How Immigration Became Illegal”

Aviva ChomksyAviva Chomsky is Professor of History and Coordinator of Latin American Studies, Salem State University. She will discuss the problem of undocumentedness from a humanitarian, historical, legal, and political economy perspective. Why has illegality become such a hot-button issue in the twenty-first century, and how can we understand current debates from a historically critical perspective. Continue reading