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Young Humanists is the 18-35 section of Humanists UK. We want a world where tolerance, empathy and reason prevail, and where policy is created on the basis of evidence and equality. We work to ensure that more and more young people are aware of and active in humanism at the local level, and provide a national voice on issues that are relevant to them.

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What do we do?

  • We help young people understand what Humanism is, and that they may already be living by humanist values
  • We run local and national events, providing opportunities for Young Humanists to meet, socialise, and learn
  • We support Humanists UK with their campaigns (e.g. on humanist marriage) by making sure that young people are active in the campaign and that their views are represented
  • We make sure that the humanist worldview is fairly represented in society (e.g. taking part in media engagements, representing the humanist point of view at interfaith events, running social media campaigns, sitting on school boards, and much more).

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All members of Humanists UK in the 18-35 age bracket are automatically members of Young Humanists. Just remember to tell us your date of birth when you sign up, or update it via your member dashboard if you’re already a member. It couldn’t be simpler to join Young Humanists – just join Humanists UK (it’s free for students).

Why should you join? As well as helping support all our services and campaigns to create a better society, membership puts you at the heart of a thriving movement of like-minded individuals.

Plus, there are a lot of benefits to signing up. Not only will you be supporting our work, as a member you’ll receive the Humanists UK Newsletter four times a year, a free welcome pack and gifts, access to our online members’ area, the opportunity to shape Humanists UK policy and campaigns, and best of all; you’ll be the first to hear about our local events, lectures, annual conventions, and comedy nights!

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