THE FOCUS     

Section 1 of  4                            January 20, 2006                Volume 2, Issue 3

                  

Published by the Center For Atheism (CFA)

Editor: Suzy Lanza

Email: THEFOCUSATCFA@AOL.COM

   

The Focus will provide links to articles collected

from major newspapers and magazines, and will be emailed weekly. 

 

The Focus has four sections.

Section #1:  News Articles

Section #2:  CFA Programs

Section #3:  Special Notices

Section #4:  Legislation Alerts       

Please email any comments and suggestions to THEFOCUS@CENTERFORATHEISM.ORG

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See Section #1: News Articles
CENTER FOR ATHEISM (CFA) SEARCHING FOR WASHINGTON, D.C. BASED LOBBYIST

 

See Section #4: Legislation Alerts

LEGISLATION DESCRIPTION, FIND YOUR ELECTED OFFICIAL, LETTER TEMPLATE, COM  COMPOSE LETTER, SEND LETTER.
 

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Section 1 of  4

                                                  NEWS ARTICLES

 

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ATHEISM
 
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BOOK / MOVIE / TV REVIEWS
 
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EVOLUTION / CREATIONISM / INTELLIGENT DESIGN
HUMOR
 
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SCIENCE
 
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SEPARATION OF CHURCH / STATE
MISC.
 
 
 
 
 
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Section 2 of  4
CFA PROGRAMS

 

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

advocates.

CFA will accept and review suggestions from individuals and

other secular organizations that will foster our goals

 

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SECTION 3 OF 4                                                            

SPECIAL NOTICES

 

CENTER FOR ATHEISM (CFA) SEARCHING FOR WASHINGTON, D.C. BASED LOBBYIST

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.


Additional Responsibilities:

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
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Qualifications
Qualified applicants should have a strong commitment and                      

enthusiasm for Atheist issues, excellent verbal, writing and                          
analytical skills, as well as the ability to debate and speak                      
persuasively in a charged atmosphere and with the print                                        and TV media. Candidates for this position should have
three to eight years of relevant professional experience.
Relevant experience includes (but is not limited to) working
in political, policy, legal, journalistic, or government settings.
Advanced degrees, including a JD or masters in related fields,
may count toward a candidate's professional experience.

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Job Category:

Lobbyist
Type:
full or part time
Salary:
Commensurate with amount of relevant professional experience.
Education:
Bachelor (BA, BS, etc.)
Languages:
English
Last day to apply:
Open
Posted by:
Center for Atheism (CFA)                                                                                   
Contact:                                                                                                                    
Ken Bronstein                                                                                                             
212-535-7425                                                                                                               
Area of Focus:
Legislation Lobbying
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, 20003,
United States
 
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SECTION 4 OF 4
LEGISLATION ALERTS

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* enter your zip code to find your elected officials
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* send message