As we continue to make the Reason Rally the best possible event, we have a few new additions our speakers list to announce! As you may know, we started with eight speakers and have added two more this week. Jamila Bey and Hemant Mehta have been added to our list of fantastic speakers and we are thrilled to add their perspective to this diverse selection.
As things begin to move at a more rapid pace, Reason Rally is excited to give you a short list of speakers we already have in place. While we are discussing additional speakers – including a few surprise celebrity speakers – we think we’ve started off with an all-star line up!Speakers so far are:
- Richard Dawkins
- Michael Edwards
- Sean Faircloth
- PZ Myers
- James Randi
- David Silverman
- Roy Speckhardt
- Todd Stiefel
The Reason Rally is thrilled to announce a date for this historic event: on March 24, 2012, freethinkers of all stripes will be welcomed to the Washington Mall in Washington, D.C. for a day of celebration! Plan your trip now as we expect a huge turnout for this gathering.
We would like to thank all who voted in our poll. Based on your voting and on comments posted on all our social media outlets we have a very clear understanding of when you would like to have the rally. Now, if we can only get the city of Washington D.C. to cooperate!We’ll be adding another poll soon and would love your continued input regarding this historic event.More news as it becomes available.
What a response we’ve had in the last 24-hours. Hundreds of people have posted comments on Facebook and Twitter, Subscribed to our YouTube channel or sent emails to reasonrally.org volunteering to participate in this exciting event. It’s been a fantastic day to say the least.The biggest question so far has been “when exactly is the rally,” and I wish I could tell you. Unfortunately our first date was turned down for the permit so with the help of the board we have been discussing the next best possible time. In fact, take the poll next to this post and help by giving your suggestion. It will only be up for a week, so please hurry and tell all you friends to cast their vote so we can apply for the date as soon as possible.Thanks again and we’ll see you there,Reason Rally