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Capital District Humanist Society

www.humanistsociety.org

The Capital District Humanist Society provides a supportive community for exchanging ideas, heightening our knowledge of the world and ourselves, fostering moral and ethical growth, and promoting the principles of secular humanism.

CDHS is a member organization for individuals who share humanist values and who reside in the Capital District region of New York State and neighboring areas. Our values include commitment to free inquiry, rational thought, life-long education, democracy, social concern, and fellowship.

The Society provides various activities including monthly speakers, socials, book discussions, and a newsletter.



Special Event -Sunday, October 13th, 2019!

The Capital District Humanist Society presents:

 

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NYS Assemblymember Phil Steck

Will Be Giving a Free Talk Open to the Public

Question & Answer Period to Follow

Phil grew up in the Assembly District he now represents. He is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard (1981) and a graduate of the Univ. of Pennsylvania Law School (1984). His law practice is in civil rights and employment law. He has represented the 110th district in the NYS Assembly since 2012.

Phil is a member of the Health, Insurance, Transportation, Judiciary, and Labor Committees. His major legislative interests include single-payer health insurance (Medicare for All), expanding membership in County self-insured health plans to embrace all municipalities so as to reduce health insurance costs funded by taxpayers, reducing paperwork faced by medical professionals and businesses, raising revenue through the stock transfer tax to support rebuilding the infrastructure of Upstate New York, increased funding for public education to meet levels promised in prior legislation, and oversight of the Office of Court Administration.

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  • Program 1:15 p.m; (Refreshments 12:30)
    • Room 224, Campus Center, Sage Colleges Albany Campus
    • New Scotland Ave. at Academy Road, Albany
    • Admission: Free.

    • The Public is Cordially Invited to Attend!
  • Presented by The Capital District Humanist Society

    Details and directions: 518.533.2666, or our directions page

    Monthly meetings

    CDHS meets on the second Sunday of each month in Room 224 of the Campus Center at the Albany campus of the Sage Colleges, at New Scotland Avenue and Academy Road.

    We gather at 12:30 pm. Program starts at 1:15. Light refreshments are provided.


    Click here for directions.


    Click here for the upcoming meeting.

     

    Other Activities

    In addition to monthly speaker presentations, we hold monthly social events, and sponsor a reading group, and a discussion group.


    Affiliations

    CDHS is affiliated with the three major humanist organizations:

     

    Newsletter

    Members and subscribers receive our publication, The Humanist Monthly. If you are interested in more information about CDHS, give us your name and email address, and we will send a sample copy or two with no obligation.



    Contact us for further information at:

    webmaster (at) humanistsociety (dot) org

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