2021 HumanLight Celebration
Saturday December 18 4:00-6:30 pm ET
Join humanists from around the country representing many different communities this Saturday, December 18th, for the 2021 HumanLight Virtual Celebration! (Zoom link below) This year marks the 20th anniversary of HumanLight, and will include members of the New Jersey Humanist Network who helped create the holiday in 2001.
HumanLight is a non-religious, end-of-year holiday that celebrates humanism’s positive nontheist vision of reason, compassion, and hope. It’s a time of reflection on the past year in preparation for the year ahead. We’ll gather together on Zoom to celebrate through candle lightings, music, beautiful decorations, discussions, and more.
Artist, activist, and director of Black Nonbelievers DC, Rogiérs, will be the Master of Ceremonies and will provide a jazz-style rendition of John Lennon’s Imagine. Young authors Bailey and Elle Harris will lead the traditional HumanLight candle lighting ceremony and digital artist Emily Wilson will share creative HumanLight decorations. Freethought Society Co-Founder Margaret Downey will read Dally Messenger’s On the Meaning of HumanLight and Dr. Victoria Noquez will perform some HumanLight magic. Stay after the program for socializing and discussion on art, community service, humanist philosophy, environmentalism, and more.
- The 2021 HumanLight sponsors include:
- American Ethical Union
- American Humanist Association
- Baltimore Coalition of Reason
- Black Nonbelievers
- Foundation Beyond Belief
- Freedom From Religion Foundation
- Freethought Society
- New Jersey Humanist Network
- Secular Coalition for America
- Washington Area Secular Humanists
The event is free and open to all. The program part will be recorded.
Watch this event here: https://tinyurl.com/HumanLight2021