We are an active community of atheists in the greater Los Angeles area.

Our core mission involves promoting separation of government & religion, educating the public about our philosophy & practices and serving the public good in ways that are exemplary of our values. We have monthly meetings on the 4th Sunday of each month that include a variety of activities such as informative lectures, seasonal celebrations, secular movie screenings and more.

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Atheists United Executive Director

Evan Clark

Evan Clark is the Executive Director of Atheists United. His credentials include being the current board chair of Secular Student Alliance and co-founding the Humanist Community of Ventura County. He also co-hosts the Humanist Experience, a podcast of Foundation Beyond Belief.  Need advise? Want Information? Got ideas? Reach Evan at [email protected]


A California Atheist Governor? 

Of course: California. The ONLY open and out-spoken atheist Governor of any state was Culbert Levy Olson who served as Governor of California from 1939 to 1943. Olson refused to say "so help me God" during his oath of office or to place his hand on the Bible. Instead, with his right hand raised and his left hand conveniently tucked in his coat pocket, Olson said, "I will affirm." His grandchildren were recently interviewed by FFRF on Freethought Matters. For more information, see Atheism on TV, below.

Atheism on TV!

The Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) has a regular Sunday morning TV program, Freethought Matters on Channel 13 KCOP at 8:30 am. Last Sunday's program debunked the value of each of "The Ten Commandments." This 30-minute program is listed as “paid programming” but set your recorders anyway. FFRF gives us something besides church to listen to early Sunday morning and it is well worth watching. Even the commercials promoting atheism are well done.

Quote of the Week

"Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.” Credit to Democritus, 460 – c. 370 BC, Greek philosopher

Upcoming Community Service Projects

Our volunteers keep two of LA's finest highways clean (the 2 in Glendale, and the 10 in West LA) and we hope you're able to join us next time!


Upcoming West LA Highway Clean Up
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Upcoming Glendale Highway Clean Up

 

Upcoming Events

  • 28 Apr
    Ross Blocher: Lessons Learned from the World of Belief
    11:00 am @ Heretic House
    April 28th Atheists United is hosting Ross Blocher, local skeptic and co-host of the popular podcast Oh No, Ross & Carrie!. He'll be diving into the many lessons he's learned from his experiences and investigations into the wild world of belief. Location: 724 E Edgeware Rd, Los Angeles, CA (Heretic House) Time: 11am (Street parking might be...
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  • 28 Apr
    Ateos Unidos
    1:00 pm @ Heretic House
    An Atheists United meetup for Spanish-speakers!  Even if you're not fluent, you're welcome! Un grupo para difundir el pensamiento ATEO, lograr organizaciones y uniones mundiales que nos permitan un espacio en la sociedad, para que nuestros derechos de libertad sean respetados y valorados.  Click here to RSVP
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  • 4 May
    First Saturday Brunch Meet-Up
    11:00 am @ Mimi's Cafe
    Join Atheists, Skeptics, Humanists, and Critical Thinkers for food and lively conversation. We would love to have you join us for food and conversation. We meet on the 1st Saturday at various locations! This month we will be meeting at Mimi's Cafe. Locations for upcoming meet-ups will be announced.
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  • 5 May
    Long Beach Atheists
    12:00 pm @ Stateside Crafts Beer Garden
    CELEBRATE SUNDAYS WITH US Long Beach Atheists meet at noon at Stateside Crafts Beer Garden, 4242 Atlantic Avenue in Long Beach for discussions while enjoying a glass of beer.  We meet on the first Sunday of each month. We're a local group of atheists, agnostics, freethinkers, skeptics, humanists, and secularists in Long Beach and the...
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Our Adopt-A-Highway program are programs that can always use more volunteers to help!  Contact [email protected] to volunteer.

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