Athena Salman of Reproductive Freedom For All

Webinar

Join us on June 14 at noon (PST) for special guest Athena Salman, Arizona Campaign Director for Reproductive Freedom for All. She'll talk about the current (lack of) reproductive rights in Arizona, the abortion ban, the AZ Abortion Access act and more. 

Athena Salman came to Reproductive Freedom for All from the Arizona House of Representatives, where she was a fierce advocate for access to reproductive health care, including abortion, since she was first elected in 2016. In 2023, she established the Arizona Repro Table, a coalition of partners in Arizona working together to protect and advance reproductive rights. Athena was honored as a Secular AZ "Secular Star Lawmaker" many times. 

American Humanist Association: Engaging Secular Voters

Webinar

Join us on June 21 for a conversation with special guest Isabella Russian of the American Humanist Association. We'll be talking about secular voters: voter registration, state and national level legislation, and engaging with local governments.. 

\Isabella Russian is the Policy Coordinator at the American Humanist Association. Prior to moving to D.C., she worked at the Arizona House of Representatives as nonpartisan research staff, interned with the ACLU of Arizona, and attended Arizona State University. The state is very dear to her, and she's happy to be back in the company of Arizonans.

Paradise Valley Unified School District Board Candidate Forum

Webinar

Join us June 26 at 6pm to meet the candidates running for positions on the PVUSD school board. We'll ask questions about issues related to separation of church and state so you can make informed decisions at the ballot box. Bring your own questions for the candidates. 

This is NOT a debate. All candidates running are invited to participate. All candidates are asked the same questions and have the same amount of time to answer each question. 

Cait West on Breaking Away from Christian Patriarchy

Webinar

JJoin us on June 28 for a conversation with special guest Cait West.

Cait West is a writer, editor and author of "Rift: A Memoir of Breaking Away from Christian Patriarchy." Her work has been published in The Revealer, Religion Dispatches, Fourth Genre and Hawai'i Pacific Review, among others. As an advocate and a survivor of the Christian patriarchy movement, she serves on the editorial board for Tears of Eden, a nonprofit providing resources for survivors of spiritual abuse, and co-hosts the Survivors Discuss podcast.

Dr. Barbara Atwood: Arizona Abortion Ban/s and the Mifepristone Case

Webinar

Join us on July 12 at noon as Dr. Barbara Atwood, Mary Anne Richey Professor of Law Emerita and Co-Director of the Family and Juvenile Law Certificate Program at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, joins us to discuss the Arizona abortion ban case and the mifepristone case.

TradCaths are Having a Moment: Lauren Horn Griffin

Webinar

Join us on July 19 at noon for a conversation with Dr. Lauren Horn Griffin, PhD. Dr. Griffin is assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Louisiana State University. Her research and teaching focus on religion, politics, media, and technology.

From Junkie to Judge: Mary Beth O’Connor Discusses Her Secular Recovery Journey

Webinar

From a junkie addicted to methamphetamines to a federal judge, Mary Beth O’Connor’s memoir shares her inspiring journey from rock bottom to resilience as she forged a personal path to recovery from trauma and addiction. Winner of the Silver Award, 2023 Nonfiction Book Awards

Register here for this virtual event on August 2 at noon: us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_pdswQ0PVRj2gvtF4065NfQ

Searing, unsettling, and ultimately triumphant, Judge O'Connor's debut memoir takes readers on a wild ride through the rock-bottom underbelly of intravenous drug addiction to the hallowed halls of justice where she rose to the pinnacle of success as a federal judge.

With wit and unabashed honesty, O’Connor shares her remarkable three-phase journey: the abuse and trauma that drove her to teenage drug use, the chaos that ensued from her addiction; and how she developed a personalized secular recovery plan that led to twenty-nine years of sobriety. Her story proves any addict can recover and anyone can build a productive and happy life, no matter how low the bottom or how deep the pain.

Maricopa County Assessor Candidate Forum

Webinar

Join us August 9 at noon to meet the candidates running for the position of Maricopa County Assessor. We'll ask questions about issues related to separation of church and state - like taxes on religious institutions, for example - so you can make informed decisions at the ballot box. Bring your own questions for the candidates.

This is NOT a debate. All candidates running are invited to participate. All candidates are asked the same questions and have the same amount of time to answer each question.

Click here to register for this virtual event.

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_pdswQ0PVRj2gvtF4065NfQ

Arizona’s Elections: Voter Choice Arizona

Webinar

Join us on September 6 at noon for a conversation with Voter Choice Arizona. 

 Click here to register for this virtual event.
Voter Choice Arizona is a non-partisan group of mostly volunteers donating their own time and financial support for essential tools.

Arizona’s Elections: League of Women Voters

Webinar

Join us on September 13 at noon for a conversation with League of Women Voters to talk about this year's ballot initiatives. 

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The Arizona League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization. They encourage informed and active participation in government and work to increase understanding of major public policy issues and influence public policy through education and advocacy.

Arizona’s Elections: Vic’s Picks

Webinar

Join us on September 20 at noon for a conversation with Vic Aronow of Vic's Picks to talk about this year's judicial elections.

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