Community outreach efforts educate the public and create safer spaces for non-theist members of the community.
On Saturday, November 5th, the FFRFMCC took part in an event organized by Ron McCullough. “Hug an Atheist Day” was designed to showcase how the non-religious are made up of all genders, ages, races and ethnic, cultural, political and socio-economic backgrounds. We are also decent, moral, caring people who, while we may have our differences […]
Shelley Segal is an artist, activist and explicit storyteller who uses her music not only to express the way she sees the world, but to create the world she wants to see. Desirous of all expressions, she flirts with elements of jazz, folk, pop, blues, reggae and electronica, imparting a pure joy about music and […]
The final seven of 21 total billboards created by the FFRFMCC featuring area freethinkers encouraging other non-theists to be more open about their non-belief were erected for another 4-week flight beginning March 4th, 2015 in locations around the north side of Chicago. The campaign began on December 15th, 2014 with eleven individual billboards scheduled for […]
Local freethinkers from the Chicago area are now being featured in a billboard campaign encouraging other non-theists to more open about their non-belief, and those of moderate religious faith to think more critically about irrational superstitious belief. The campaign began on December 15th, 2014 with eleven billboards running for a 4-week cycle, and featuring advertisements […]
Once again this year, the non-religious have a voice in the Chicago area countering the religious symbolism widely present on public property during the month of December. On Monday, November 24th, 2014, the FFRFMCC erected their 8 1/2′ high illuminated Dawkins’ Scarlet “A” sign in Chicago’s Daley Center Plaza. Next to that are back-to-back 2 […]
Over the past several years, the Catholic affiliated Thomas More Society has been bringing its message of “Divine Mercy” to Daley Center Plaza during the Christian holy week. But this year, FFRF and its Chicago Chapter are on hand with a message of their own — Keep State and Religion Separate! The 12 foot FFRF […]