2015 Annual Conference

Save the date! The 74th AHA Annual Conference will take place from May 7-10, 2015 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Denver, CO.

Annual Conference

May 2015

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Boycott the Pledge

Our national campaign to encourage people to sit out the Pledge of Allegiance until the phrase “under God” is removed from it.

Boycott The Pledge

New Campaign

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Humanist Magazine

Check out the September/October issue of the Humanist magazine - on newsstands and online now!

Humanist Magazine

Sept./Oct. 2014

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