We’re pleased to announce that we have been approved as a local affiliate of American Atheists. American Atheists is a like-minded 501(c)3 dedicated to developing and supporting a healthy, thriving, and respected atheist community in the United States. Their Affiliate Program provides a relationship with groups like ours that benefits both the local group and American Atheists in meeting our goals and mission. As a local affiliates, we have the option to collaborate with the national organization about addressing civil rights issues or to seek out assistance on local issues. They can also provide organizational and leadership support and we keep them informed of emerging local civil rights issues so that we can meet the challenge together. The value of affiliation comes from the recognition of the relationship and the shared values and bonds that we have as an affiliates have with American Atheists.