Florida Humanists to Study Race Relations
The following article is from the Secular
Humanist Bulletin, Volume 15, Number 2.
Humanists of Volusia/Flagler in the Daytona, Florida, area have been invited by Bethune-Cookman College to conduct a project that would improve race relations in the area.
Bethune-Cookman is a predominantly black college that was founded by Mary McCloud Bethune. The Sociology Department is working with the Florida Humanities Council (FHC) on this venture, called Curious Coalitions. FHC will provide up to $20,000 in financial support and help identify a scholar to serve as a consultant.
Humanists President Mimi C. Cerniglia, who is also involved with FHC, is looking for suggestions from other humanists for ideas for the project. It must be completed within 18 months and accessible to the wider community. Contact her at 356 Seminole Drive, Ormond Beach, FL 32174; telephone 904-676-2954; e-mail,
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