Dawkins, Faircloth, Cornwell, "A Secular Society Worth Saving: The Role of Religion & Secularism in Public Policy"

Presented by Secular Coalition for Arizona, Dr. R. Elisabeth Cornwell, Sean Faircloth and world-renowned author, bioethicist and secularist Richard Dawkins will explore how religion impacts government and how the secular community can grow its influence on legislative decisions.

When: Monday, February 6, 2012 7:00 - 8:45 p.m.

Where: Mesa Arts Center One East Main Street Mesa, AZ 85201

Admission includes: Presentations by Cornwell, Faircloth, and Dawkins, Q and A, & Book Signing

Tickets on sale NOW: All seats $10 Purchase online or by phone:, 480.644.6500 (ticketing fees may apply) or at the box office: One East Main Street, Mesa, AZ 85201

Richard Dawkins, DPhil, is a world-renowned scientific intellectual, lecturer, author, and founder of the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science. His books, which include The God Delusion and The Blind Watchmaker, draw on his experience as a leading evolutionary biologist, and have been translated into many languages. Dawkins will be available to sign his books, including the recently released: The Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True.

Sean Faircloth is an author, speaker, former legislator and current Director of Strategy and Policy for the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science. Sean served five terms in the Maine legislature and has put that experience to work by spearheading initiatives designed to increase the secular voice within society and government. Faircloth will be available to sign his book, Attack of the Theocrats: How the Religious Right Harms Us All and What to Do About It.

R. Elisabeth Cornwell, PhD, is Executive Director of the U.S. branch of the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science. Her contributions include originating and expanding the OUT Campaign, which provides a public forum for freethinkers to proclaim their atheism and to let others know they are not alone.

Sponsored by:
Secular Coalition for Arizona:
Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and 
With additional funding from The Humanist Society of Greater Phoenix:




Prior to the public event join us for a very special private reception to meet and mingle with Richard Dawkins, Sean Faircloth, and Dr. Elisabeth Cornwell. Your attendance will co-benefit the Secular Coalition for Arizona and the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science.

When: Monday, February 6, 2012 5:15pm - 6:45pm (immediately preceding the public event)

Where: Mesa Arts Center

Admission: $500 per person, $750 per couple Enjoy a light buffet and refreshments as well as complimentary VIP seating to the public event.


I am unable to attend, but would like to donate to Secular Coalition for Arizona

If you would like to be recognized as a "Friend of the Arizona Nontheistic Community" sponsoring donor please contact Matt Schoenley for details, or 480.717.6288      

1/3 of your entrance fee will benefit Secular Coalition for Arizona (SC Arizona) and 2/3 will benefit Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science (RDF). Donations to SC Arizona, a 501(c)(4) organization, are not tax deductible. Donations to the RDF, a 501(c)(3) organization, are tax deductible.

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