Section 1 of 4 January 20, 2006 Volume 2, Issue 3
Published by the Center For Atheism (CFA)
Editor: Suzy Lanza
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Section #1: News Articles
Section #2: CFA Programs
Section #3: Special Notices
Section #4: Legislation Alerts
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The Center for Atheism (CFA) was established by New York City
Atheists as a separate and independent national organization to
propose, develop and be a catalyst for new national activities
supporting the objectives of atheists, agnostics, humanists,
freethinkers, skeptics, secularists and separation-of-church/state
CFA will accept and review suggestions from individuals and
other secular organizations that will foster our goals
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CENTER FOR ATHEISM
(CFA) SEARCHING FOR WASHINGTON, D.C. BASED
To establish a Washington D.C. based Atheist Lobby and Public Relations center.
The Center for Atheism (CFA) is seeking a full or part-time person,
with significant experience on Capitol Hill as a lobbyist.
The Position will consist of working with government and
congressional officials and their staffs, other lobbyists, coalitions, think tanks, academia, the media, etc. to enhance the public image
and promote policies and legislation favorable to Atheism.
Track and analyze federal legislation on issues impacting atheism.
Send alerts as required
Attend hearings, meetings, conferences, etc. and distribute reports.
Establish and maintain a database of individuals, groups, organizations, etc.
Foster collaborative relationships with elected officials and their staffs, other lobbyists, coalitions, associations, organizations, federal agencies, think tanks, academia, and the media - including newspapers, TV,
magazines and radio.
Respond to information requests
Perform policy and legislative research
Recommend legislative priorities
Identify Atheism opportunities for favorable legislation and federal activity.
Set up press conferences when necessary.
Issue press bulletins and news releases.
Contact the media when CFA news breaks.
Be available to answer preliminary questions of the press
and refer them to the right person to interview in CFA.
Issue a weekly status report
Qualified applicants should have a strong commitment and
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