Welcome to the New York City branch of the Center for Inquiry (CFI).

The mission of the Center for Inquiry is to foster a secular society based on science, reason, free inquiry, and humanist values. The Center for Inquiry-New York City sponsors leading thinkers for lectures and panel discussions on science, philosophy, and religion; supports local community events and campus groups; works with media and opinion makers; and hosts the Center's mission to the United Nations.

For more information, please visit our Web site.

CFI-NYC is a member of Reasonable New York, a coalition of many groups around the New York
area devoted to critical thinking, and celebrating science and secularism.

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  • August 11 · 10:00 PM

    Skeptics on the Mic Karaoke!

    7 Inquirers | 5.00 5.001

    Here's your chance to serenade your fellow freethinkers. Don't sing? Doesn't matter! It's karaoke! So grab a drink and join us. Bonus points if the song you pick somehow... Learn more
  • August 11 · 7:00 PM

    Beyond Faith: An Ex-Christian Student Support Group

    6 Inquirers

    Beyond Faith is a support group for young people under 30 who are currently, or have in the past, gone through the often difficult process of leaving Christianity.... Learn more
  • August 10 · 11:00 AM

    Metacognitive Brunch: a discussion group

    15 Inquirers | 5.00 5.002

    NEW VENUE: The Rodeo has closed and Dojo West has reconfigured its dining room, so we are on to our third venue in two years. Matt Schickele made a good suggestion of... Learn more
  • July 29 · 8:00 PM

    Nerd TV

    6 Inquirers | 4.00 4.001

    Nerd TV brings the CFI community together for an evening of drinks and - well - nerdy television. A la "Science Fiction Theater," come ready to watch, critique, debate, ... Learn more
  • July 28 · 6:30 PM

    CFI-NYC Social Justice Book Club

    3 Inquirers

    The tools to make real change! The Social Justice Book Club aims to provide the background reading to progressive secular activism and expand the literary horizons of... Learn more
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