Secular Speaker Series, Presentations & Events


  • Friday, May 20, 12p: Legislative Update with special guest Chalice Blythe from The Satanic Temple on reproductive rights
  • Wednesday, May 25: 6p: Peoria Unified School District Governing Board Candidate Forum
  • Tuesday. May 31, 6p: Secular Speaker Series – Chrissy Stroop
    • presented by Secular AZ; register here
    • A prominent ex-evangelical writer, speaker, and advocate, Chrissy Stroop is coeditor of the essay anthology Empty the Pews: Stories of Leaving the Church. A senior correspondent for Religion Dispatches, her work has appeared in Dame Magazine, Foreign Policy, Playboy, Political Research Associates, and other outlets, including peer-reviewed academic journals. Holding a Ph.D. in modern Russian history from Stanford University, Stroop is a Senior Research Associate with the University of Innsbruck’s Postsecular Conflicts project. In 2019 Chrissy came out as a transgender woman and began her journey of medical transition. She resides in Portland, Oregon.
  • Tuesday, June 28, 12p: Heather Weaver, Senior Staff Attorney ACLU Program on Freedom of Religion and Belief, on implications of SCOTUS case Kennedy v Bremerton



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