LA - 05.05.12 Parenting Beyond Belief Workshop
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Parenting Beyond Belief Workshop

Saturday, May 5, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Center for Inquiry-Los Angeles, 4773 Hollywood Blvd. L.A., CA


Presented by Dale McGowan, PhD, Author & Lecturer, Parenting Beyond Belief and Raising Freethinkers

The first workshop of its kind offered in Southern California!

Free childcare provided!

Over nine million parents in the U.S. are raising children without religion. Are you one of them?

Yes? Then you won’t want to miss this unique seminar with author and educator Dale McGowan, who offers encouragement and practical solutions for secular parenting in a religious world.

Based on the freethinking philosophy of the book Newsweek called “a compelling read,” the Parenting Beyond Belief Seminar is empowering secular parents across the country to raise ethical, caring, confident kids without religion.

See Additional Details for more information (scroll down).

Participants will learn effective ways to:

* Encourage religious literacy without indoctrination

* Help kids interact productively with a religious world

* Help kids develop active moral reasoning

* Address sensitive issues with religious relatives

* Help children develop a healthy understanding of death and a joyful love of life

* Build a family atmosphere of fearless questioning and boundless wonder

* How to challenge church/state separation issues in the public schools

Additional Details:

Registration includes: Workbook for each paying adult, childcare/kids’ programming, and lunch for the whole family. (Space is limited for childcare - register early to reserve a spot.)

Childcare provided by the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science-US.

Advance registration is strongly encouraged (and greatly appreciated). (Limited registration may be available the day of the event, but will not include lunch)
https://secure3.convio.net/cfi/site/Ticketing?view=Tickets&id=102481

Conference Prices
Friend of the Center (FOC) Individual (1 Adult): $49.00
Friend of the Center (FOC) Dual (2 Adults): $69.00

non-FOC Individual (1 Adult): $59.00
non-FOC Dual (2 Adults): $89.00

Not yet a Friend of the Center (FOC) Member?

Sign-up or Renew as a Friend of the Center (FOC) today
(Please complete FOC membership page before registering - then register at FOC rate)
http://cfiwest.org/friends/index.htm

Basic FOC annual membership: $60

Sustaining FOC membership: $5/ month


The Center for Inquiry-Los Angeles
4773 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90027
323-666-9797
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