Forum: The History of the AHA and the Humanist Community, 1962-1979

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Mountain View Community Center

201 S Rengstorff Ave · Mountain View, CA

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Please see the directions that are given at the very bottom of the description of this Forum. Thanks.

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Peter Bishop, a longtime Humanist Community member and leader (before his move back east a few years ago), will talk about the transition from Edwin H. Wilson at the American Humanist Association (AHA) and Arthur Jackson's arrival in San Jose, and the early very successful years of the Humanist Community after Arthur Jackson arrived, what happened to bring it to an end, and the struggle to reconstitute the Community with Peter Bishop as an early leader.

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Head south (away from the Bay) on Rengstorff Ave. (in Mountain View) from 101 or Central Expressway until you cross the train tracks. Then turn left at the intersection (with a traffic light) that says "Stanford Ave.-->" and
"<--Community Center". That puts you into the Community Center's parking lot. In the parking lot, veer to the right, and then turn left, and park alongside the right-hand side of the Community Center. Enter where you see the Humanist Community sign.