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Jennifer Hancock is the Associate Director for the Humanists of Florida Association. Jennifer has a degree in Cognitive Linguistics from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She became an atheist at the age of 17 and has been involved in the Humanist community since 1995 - basically, as soon as she realized that there was in fact a Humanist community to be involved in.
(4 comments) Wednesday, May 16, 2007 Religion and Politics: A Dangerous Combination
The Florida Family Policy Council is having their annual awards banquet. This year 2 republican presidential candidates are helping them to raise funds.
(5 comments) Friday, April 13, 2007 No Religious Tests Allowed
Manatee County Schools have suspended a teacher accusing her of helping a student cheat on the FCAT. The teacher claims these are bogus charges leveled against her because she complained about a hostile religious atmosphere perpetrated by the school's principal who is leading prayer groups on campus. The Humanists of Florida Association Responds.
Thursday, March 29, 2007 Thinking About Science Literacy
The Humanists of Florida Association is pleased to announce its first annual journal. This year's topic is the state of science education in Florida. In publishing the Florida Humanist Journal, HFA sets out to create high quality, thought-provoking periodicals on important issues affecting the state of Florida from a definitively Humanist perspective.
(2 comments) Wednesday, January 3, 2007 What Happens Next: The Future of Humanism
In an increasingly global society, we humans are learning more about our brothers and sisters across the planet. With this knowledge comes greater understanding of how other cultures approach Humanism. What can we learn and how will this impact Humanism and change the way Humanism is practiced here in America. HFA Exec Director Jennifer Hancock speaks on the Future of Humanism.
Tuesday, November 28, 2006 the Florida Progressive Information Network
Imagine if 15,000 Floridians were to write, phone and visit their elected officials on a single issue over a 2-day period. Would the politicians take notice? Yes. The Florida Progressive Information Network (FLPIN) www.flpin.net intends to create exactly this sort of power for progressive issues in Florida.