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How can we do the most good in the world? What are the best charities? Which causes are most important? How can we best use our money and time to make a difference? And how do we do that without going nuts? Let's get together and talk about that.

Some useful sources on the topic:

Effective Altruism Forum

80,000 Hours, a career resource for those interested in effective altruism

GiveWell, a charity evaluator

Giving What We Can, a giving community

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Recent Meetups

  • November 29 · 6:30 PM

    Reading series: population ethics

    8 Effective Altruists

    We'll continue our series (it's now a series!) of meeting to discuss short readings. Ok, our reading isn't actually a reading this time, but a 26-minute talk, Theron... Learn more

  • November 19 · 1:00 PM

    Coworking meetup

    5 Effective Altruists

    Do you have an EA-related project you've been meaning to work on? Come join us and:- write a blog post- research a topic you'd been meaning to learn about- pair up with... Learn more

  • October 7 · 6:30 PM

    Dinner and discussion

    13 Effective Altruists | 5.00

    Please join us for dinner and discussion of all things related to doing good better! Among other things, we'll work on preliminary plans for a possible EA Global X... Learn more

  • September 4 · 7:00 PM

    Social meetup: contra dancing

    2 Effective Altruists

    Social meetup this Sunday! Contra dancing: Lots of fun but hard to describe. BIDA contra dance in Porter Square 1950 Mass Ave, Cambridge Beginner's workshop at 7, dance... Learn more

  • July 6 · 6:30 PM

    Dinner and discussion at Clover

    10 Effective Altruists

    Let's meet up for dinner and discussion!

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