What we're about

The Peoria Area Humanists, a Chapter of the American Humanist Association, is the one place to gain access to all that is under the non-religion tent. For over 75 years, the AHA has been there for many people and has developed a variety of programs and developed cooperating groups. The Appignani Legal Center, Humanist Institute, Foundation Beyond Belief, Humanist Society, Black Humanist Alliance, Feminist Humanist Alliance, LGBTQ Humanist Alliance are just a few of those groups. Joining the local Chapter plugs you into a movement that can fulfill at any level-local to national-the humanist way of life. We are a non-profit group and all monies are tax deductible.

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Group Meditation

East Bluff Community Center

• What we'll do We will do silent group meditation promptly from 9-9:30am. From 9:30-9:45am, we will discuss our experiences, improvements, successes, obstacles, techniques, and the results of research on short and long-term benefits of various meditative approaches. • What to bring There are about 20 comfortable chairs available. If you prefer to sit on the carpeted floor, you may want to bring your own cushion. • Important to know Please arrive before 8:55am so that we can lock the front door and get settled in to start promptly at 9am. Some of the Humanist members may help at the food pantry and meal preparation on the first floor at 9:45am.

PANTRY PARTY (1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Saturdays) Helping feed area residents

• What we'll do Volunteering to assist area residents with their groceries, cook some food, drive residents to their homes, mingle, bring food for both brunch and pantry items. Listen to residents stories. • What to bring Helping attitude, and food for both the pantry and brunch. • Important to know Get one story from one community resident.

Current Events Discussion Group

East Bluff Community Center

• What we'll do We will watch and discuss excerpts of each week's significant political and cultural news and social justice issues. Join us to stay informed about noteworthy global, national, and local events that are happening at an accelerated rate. Help us connect the dots, share insights, clearly define problems, and examine options for problem resolutions. We strive to be fact-based, objective, humble, research oriented, reasonable, and rational to the extent that we can as fallible, mistake-prone humans. • What to bring • Important to know

Group Meditation

East Bluff Community Center

• What we'll do We will do silent group meditation promptly from 9-9:30am. From 9:30-9:45am, we will discuss our experiences, improvements, successes, obstacles, techniques, and the results of research on short and long-term benefits of various meditative approaches. • What to bring There are about 20 comfortable chairs available. If you prefer to sit on the carpeted floor, you may want to bring your own cushion. • Important to know Please arrive before 8:55am so that we can lock the front door and get settled in to start promptly at 9am. Some of the Humanist members may help at the food pantry and meal preparation on the first floor at 9:45am.

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CURRENTS IN HUMANISM TODAY

East Bluff Community Center

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