Arizona Jews for Justice

Webinar

Join us on April 26th at noon to learn about the work of Arizona Jews for Justice. We'll be joined by Campaign Director Eddie Chavez Calderon. Click here to watch on the Secular AZ YouTube channel.  Click here to learn more about the important humanitarian work of AJFJ and how you can get involved!  

Arizonans for Rational Sex Offense Laws

Webinar

AZRSOL provides research alongside lived experience for stakeholders and the public to reduce stigma and dissuade fear-based laws and policies, works with elected officials and other stakeholders to reduce the collateral consequences of overreaching sexual offense policies, and offers reentry support and hold monthly Fearless support group meetings to create community for those living on the registry and their loved ones.

Peoria Unified School Board Candidate Forum

Webinar

What do the PUSD board candidates think about separation of church and state? Join us on April 16th at 6:00 pm (PST) o hear from the candidates running for the Peoria Unified School District's governing board. We'll discuss issues related to church:state separation with host Jeanne Casteen. 

CANCELLED: Secular Day at the Capitol 2024

Arizona State Capitol 1700 W. Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ, United States

Dear Friends, Due to unexpected administrative circumstances, we regrettably must cancel the Secular Day at the Capitol on April 11th. Our sincerest apologies to those who RSVPed if this has caused you any inconvenience. We know this event is important to you, especially those who travel from outside Phoenix metro for it every year. That’s […]

Relinquished: The Politics of Adoption and the Privilege of American Motherhood

Webinar

Join us on April 5 for special guest Dr. Gretchen Sisson, a sociologist who studies abortion and adoption in the United States.

She is the author of Relinquished: The Politics of Adoption and the Privilege of American Motherhood, forthcoming from St. Martin’s Press (Macmillan) in February 2024.

On Authoritarian Christianity: Rick Pidcock

Webinar

Join us on March 22nd at noon for special guest Rick Pidcock, who'll speak on concerning trends toward authoritarian Christianity. Rick is a writer for Baptist New Global and Bob Jones University grad.

Rob Rogers: Pushing Back Against Theocracy

Webinar

Activist Rob Rogers joins the Secular Speaker Series on Friday, March 8 at noon (MST) to talk about pushing back against looming theocracy. Click here to watch on the Secular AZ YouTube channel.  Rob Rogers is a committed advocate for the separation of church and state, a recognized expert on the perils of Christian Nationalism, […]

Social Media, American Fascism and Building the Secular Sanctuary with Patrick Nathan

Webinar

Novelist and essayist Patrick Nathan joins us on March 1 at noon (MST) to discuss the use of mis/disinformation and the weaponization of social media, all to promote fascism. Watch this presentation on SecularAZ's YouTube channel.  Patrick Nathan is the author of the novels Some Hell, a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award, and The […]

Update on Arizona Elections (and Related Shenanigans) w/ Jen Fifield

Webinar

Journalist Jen Fifield joins us on 2/16 at noon for an update on the (many, many) election-related news stories in our state. 

Jen Fifield previously covered Maricopa County and Phoenix for The Arizona Republic, including the high-profile review of the county’s 2020 election. Prior to that, she covered politics and government for local newspapers in Maryland and state policy for Stateline, a news service run by The Pew Charitable Trusts. She has won several regional press awards in Arizona and Maryland for her investigative, feature, politics and education reporting. Jen is a Phoenix native and graduated from Arizona State University’s Cronkite School.