Where inquiring minds meet.

Reason Center is a community venue for gatherings and educational activitiesthat promote scientific awareness, critical thinking and civic responsibility—via a naturalistic worldview and secular values.

The Reason Center Stands In Solidarity with the Black Community and Black Lives Matter….

Reason Center stands in solidarity with the Black community and Black Lives Matter on racial injustice in our communities. Many issues and greatly needed changes have come through worldwide protests following the police killing of George Floyd and many other unarmed Black individuals, including Stephon Clark right here in Sacramento.

Important changes in laws and policies are now being widely considered and implemented, such as increasing the number of school social workers and mental health professionals and diverting much needed funds from contracting out to police officers (SROs) on school campuses, pushing for restorative justice programs and practices in schools, and using mental health services instead of police where needed.

These changes call upon all of us to do our part and work to make our society what it should be, not what it has been. Reason Center is a 501c3 Educational organization, and our Board of Directors acknowledges that we have not only responsibility but great opportunity for providing educational opportunities about racial bias and social justice at present and in the future. Therefore, we are implementing online resources coupled with scheduled discussion groups toward these ends. In addition, our Movie Nights will feature an added group of relevant films.

To begin, we are posting links to two brief videos by Emmanuel Acho, and one by Robin DiAngelo, for you to watch in preparation for our first Tuesday evening discussion group via Zoom.

Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man

Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man Episode 2, with Matthew McConaughey

Robin DiAngelo

Further sources for those who seek to grow and to do:

American Humanist

Black Lives Matter

Center for Justice

We stand for reason and justice. We stand against racism and discrimination.

Recent Events and News

2020/10/04 Online: Coffee and Community

2020/10/04 Online: Coffee and Community

Join us on Zoom for coffee (BYOC) and some good conversation. Link visible for attendees. Sunday, October 4, 2020 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM PDT RSVP -->here<-- Hosted by Reason Center Events Group...

2020/09/09 Online: What’s Your Story?

2020/09/09 Online: What’s Your Story?

Come join us and get to know some new people. We come to this community through many paths, and since we can't be together in person, we still can enjoy getting to know one another this way for now....

2020/09/08 Online: Black Lives Matter and Me

2020/09/08 Online: Black Lives Matter and Me

Let's talk: Let's read. Let's watch videos and discuss social justice, needed reforms, privilege, power and oppression. On our website, reasoncenter.org, we have posted a few links to short videos...

2020/09/04: Online Movie Night

2020/09/04: Online Movie Night

Reason Center and AOF (Atheists and Other Freethinkers) co-sponsor a movie night two Fridays each month. Reason Center has a big screen and sound system. We have chairs, but they're not great for 2...

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