Join Our Community!
Are you an Atheist looking for other like-minded friends?
Atheists United SLO is a meeting place for all atheists, agnostics, and science-based skeptics to get to know each other, share ideas and build a community of like minded individuals in San Luis Obispo County. We have a vibrant and active organization that offers a variety of events to suit individual interests.
With 500 members, support for a secular and religion-free lifestyle in our small community is strong.
Whether you’re just looking for a social outlet to meet other-non believers or you want to engage in more atheist activism, discussions and reading, we have activities planned that welcome your involvement.
We are an active, exciting community of people that:
- Encourages critical thinking about religion
- Advocates for the separation of church and state in our community
- Educates the community about the positive aspects of atheism
- Cultivates solidarity and support within our atheist community
We have a wide variety of activities:
- Social get-togethers where atheists and those questioning their beliefs can talk about anything in a casual, friendly atmosphere
- Guest speakers (atheists, social activists, authors, free-thinkers and skeptics)
- Pub and pizza nights
- Movie nights
- Book discussions related to atheism, science and philosophy
- Political and social advocacy
- Fundraising and community service
- Critical thinking & education forums
- Potluck socials and annual barbecue
We are seeking active members off all ages to enrich our group. Your participation is valuable in creating a viable and visible atheist community.
Please join us, and be part of the collective momentum toward a religion-free and reality-based lifestyle!
DONATE TO AU/SLO!Your donation will fund events and outreach that foster a better understanding of secular thought, critical thinking, and matters of Church & State separation.
RECENT NEWS!Two SLO County Seniors Receive AU/SLO Scholarship
June 18, 2018
Atheists United SLO is proud to announce this year's winners of a $500 scholarship to two outstanding SLO County high school seniors, Malia Simon and Kalli Martin, both from Arroyo Grande High School. The awards ceremony was held at Arroyo Grande’s Clark Center on June 5th., where AU/SLO President Steve Arkowitz and Vice President, Robin Rinzler presented the scholarships.
Young Skeptics After School Club Launched!
Feb 15, 2017
AU/SLO has kickstarted an exciting new after school club called "Young Skeptics" at Harloe Elementary in Arroyo Grande. The foundation of the program is to teach students how to find answers for themselves through critical thinking and evidence based reasoning. Young Skeptics is dedicated to teaching kids how to think rather that what to think by learning problem-solving skills that are essential for a student's future success.
The program is FREE and all Harloe Elementary students are welcome to sign up and join! The next meeting is on March 16 from 2:40- 3:50 pm.
Please click here for more information and to download a permission slip for your child.