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Effective altruism is about using evidence and reason to figure out how to improve the world as much as possible, and then taking action based on that.

How can we best use our money and time to make a difference? How do we decide what to do when we can't get perfect information? Let's get together and talk about that.

Some useful sources on the topic:

Effective Altruism Forum (http://www.effective-altruism.com/)

80,000 Hours (http://www.meetup.com/Boston-Effective-Altruism/manage/settings/basic/www.80000hours.org), a career resource for those interested in effective altruism

GiveWell (http://www.givewell.org) and Animal Charity Evaluators (https://animalcharityevaluators.org/), charity evaluators

Giving What We Can (http://www.givingwhatwecan.org), a giving community

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