What Makes People Sick?

First Surgeon General of California, Nadine Burke Harris

11 a.m., May 26, 2024

Join us this Sunday in person OR online, as we watch and discuss two videos about health.
In How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime, pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris talks about the dramatic physiological damage caused by a childhood abuse. You can watch this 16-minute 2014 video at:
https://www.ted.com/talks/nadine_burke_harris_how_childhood_trauma_affects_health_across_a_lifetime

In What makes us sick? Look upstream, doctor Rishi Manchanda talks about the health damage done by an adverse social environment. You can watch this 18-minute 2014 video at:
https://www.ted.com/talks/rishi_manchanda_what_makes_us_get_sick_look_upstream

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This week, you can attend our forum in person with fellow humanists at Maker Nexus, 1330 Orleans Drive, Sunnyvale CA, 94089. (On the first and third Sunday of the month, you can continue to attend our forum at the Mountain View Senior Center.) We may visit a nearby restaurant for lunch after the forum.
If you attend in person, COVID protocols will be followed. If you have symptoms that may be COVID, kindly attend on Zoom. Help us make sure we have room for you. If you can join us in person, please email vp@humanists.org to let us know.

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Next Gen Nonreligion: Exploring Changing American Nonreligious Generations

Elizabeth Drescher

11 a.m., June 2, 2024

Join Santa Clara University professor Elizabeth Drescher in person OR online. Prof. Drescher will share insights from research on the religiously unaffiliated in the U.S., and her experience teaching Nonreligion in America with SCU undergraduates for nearly a decade. She will document the changing proportion of U.S. adults who identify with no religion, and show us how the percent of “Nones” differs by generation.

Professor Drescher teaches religious studies at Santa Clara University, where she also directs the Living Religion Collaborative, a place-based center for student and faculty engagement with local religious and nonreligious communities. A scholar of non/religion as it is experienced by ordinary people in everyday life, she is the author of Choosing Our Religion: The Spiritual Lives of American Nones (Oxford 2016) and numerous other books and articles on lived religious and nonreligious experience.

The Atheist Community of San Jose joins with the Humanist Community to co-host this event.

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On the first and third Sunday of the month, such as this Sunday, you can attend our forum in person with fellow humanists at the Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave., Mountain View, CA 94040. Lunch will be served after the forum. We request a $10 donation for lunch.

If you can join us in person, please email vp@humanists.org to help us make sure we have room for you. COVID protocols will be followed. If you have symptoms that may be COVID, kindly attend on Zoom.

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Meeting ID: 816 5389 0712
Passcode: 250634

You can also call any of the following phone numbers and then enter the above Meeting ID and the Passcode in order to join the meeting by phone.
+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
+1 408 638 0968 US (San Jose)
+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
+1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)
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+1 646 876 9923 US (New York)
You can find international phone numbers to call here.

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