OGOD won a landmark case in South Africa in 2017. They have levelled the playing field for all religions in public schools. No longer may one religion be promoted above another in the South African public shools.
Hans Pietersen, founder of OGOD, won the SASS 2017 “Secular person of the year” award.
The secular parenting group in Johannesburg meets every 2 months. Here secular parents and households discuss various parenting challenges faced in everyday life. Meaningful information is shared and insightful topics are discussed.
SASS is a member of the Secular Coalition of the USA-based Secular Policy Institute.
The Secular Policy Institute (SPI) is a think tank organization of thought leaders, writers, scholars and speakers with a shared mission to influence public opinion and promote a secular society. We believe governmental decisions and public policies should be based on available science and reason, and free of religion or religious preferences.
Recovering from Religion is a USA-based nonprofit set up to help people who doubt their beliefs, or have questions about changing or leaving their faith. RfR connects clients with support, resources, community, and most of all, hope. There are two forms of support available from their website: volunteer-staffed peer support (via on-line chat and telephone hotline) and professional support via the Secular Therapy Project. Secular volunteers and professional therapists worldwide are invited to participate in the project.
Secular Recovery South Africa
Secular AA is for anyone seeking sobriety but disinterested in the heavy religious factor found in AA.
It offers the benefits of the 12 step program and fellowship, but in a faith-neutral and open minded environment Secular AA in SA started in March 2017 in Johannesburg by Anastasya E and Garth R, with the support of the international Secular AA community.
The meeting “We Agnostics” is the first of its kind in Africa.
The FSI is a South African non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting free speech, free thought and scientific reasoning. We are advocates for the values of secular humanism.