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The Central Valley Alliance of Atheists and Skeptics (CVAAS) consists of Atheists, Skeptics, Secular Humanists, Freethinkers, Brights, non-believers and other Secular people who don't require supernatural explanations of the natural world.

We offer a fun environment where skeptical and secular people can take a break from the area's religious environment. 

We also host tabling events to raise awareness of our group and secular viewpoints, we participate in the public sector to act as a secular voice in the California Central Valley, and we work to educate and inspire the public using science and rational viewpoints.

CVAAS has hosted and supported the following events:

• Michael Shermer vs Dinesh D’Souza Debate

• Breakfast with James Randi

• Goparaju Vijayam – Exec. Director of Atheist Centre of India lecture

• Bill Maher at the Saroyan Theatre

• Atheist billboard in Fresno

• City Council prayer protest with the FFRF

• Camp Quest West

• Fresno Bee ghost hunter counterpoint interview

• Lectures at University of Phoenix

CVAAS also hosts our annual Heretic’s Barbecue in October.

CVAAS is affiliated with other secular and rational groups, including the Coalition of Reason, American Atheists, Secular Student Alliance, Secular Coalition for America, Atheist Alliance International, Orange County Freethought Alliance and the Central Valley Café Scientifique. 

Find out what we’re doing next, learn about upcoming events, listen to our lecture series and read more about us at the CVAAS website:

www.cvaas.org.

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Welcome CVAAS members!

Recent Meetups

  • 6 days ago · 8:00 AM

    Wine and Atheism

    8 CVAAS members

    After riding this heat wave, let's get out of the valley and somewhere cool and fun! For this road trip, we'll be going to wine country in the Paso Robles area to savor... Learn more

  • August 14 · 12:30 PM

    CVAAS Events Committee

    5 CVAAS members

    The CVAAS Events Committee will meet monthly to discus and organize events this group has throughout the year.

  • August 14 · 10:30 AM

    Monthly Coffee and Brunch with SWAC

    4 CVAAS members

    Join us for our monthly coffee date! Come join us non-affiliated skeptics for coffee, breakfast, and conversation! Hope to see you there!

  • August 7 · 6:30 PM

    Drinking Skeptically

    10 CVAAS members | 5.00

    Come join us for an evening of fun, food, and your favorite beverage! Drinking Skeptically is where CVAAS members and friends meet to discuss any topic.  Nothing is off... Learn more

  • August 7 · 5:00 PM

    CVAAS Monthly Business Meeting

    6 CVAAS members

    Business meeting is in session at 5:15 pm, and continues until business is complete (usually before 6:30pm.) Every month the Central Valley Alliance of Atheists and... Learn more

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