December Wrap-Up
January 3, 2019

December has been a busy time for Western New York’s CFI community. On December 14th, we celebrated the Winter Solstice with over 60 members of the community in attendance. A few select photos from the event can be found below. More photos from the Winter Solstice can be found on Facebook and Meetup. On December …

November Wrap-Up
December 4, 2018

Last Friday, CFI WNY hosted a lecture by Buffalo State College professor Michael Niman. In his talk titled “Weaponized Social Media and the War on Verifiable Reality,” Niman demonstrated the many ways in which social media has become embedded in the lives of Americans. Additionally, Niman explored some of the implications of widespread social media …

October Wrap-Up
November 1, 2018

October was Sarah Kaiser‘s first month back at the Center for Inquiry. Sarah is grateful for her new role as the Program Director for the Western New York branch. She is fortunate to be working with a dedicated group of local organizers who are committed to seeing CFI WNY continue to grow as a local …

September Wrap-Up
October 8, 2018

Our CFI community hosted a great series of September events to kick off the fall season: We saw “Fahrenheit 451” at Subversive Theatre in Buffalo on Sept 28 On Sept 21, Tammy Millilo gave an informative lecture on environmental contamination in our community, and educated residents on how they might participate in UB research on …

Lecture by The Satanic Temple’s Lucien Greaves is Now Online
May 8, 2018

Whether you missed out on it live or simply want to watch it again, you’re in luck! Lucien’s lecture on Grey Faction and The Satanic Temple for CFI Western New York is now available on CFI’s Reasonable Talk platform, on YouTube, and below:

Slides from “Getting Through to Washington” with Jason Lemieux
February 28, 2018

By request from several lecture attendees, here are the slides from CFI Director of Government Affairs Jason Lemieux’s presentation, Getting Through to Washington: A Congressional Staffer’s Take on What You Need to Know:

Lights…Action
January 7, 2016

The following is the address that the ever inspiring, ever wonderful Lin Bartlett-Taylor gave at the 2015 CFI–Western New York Winter Solstice Celebration. With her permission, we are publishing the text of the address here.

Blasphemy Has a Defender
September 6, 2011

The Center for Inquiry sponsors International Blasphemy Rights Day

CFI–Amherst Presents Nobel Laureate Sir Harold Kroto
August 29, 2011

Are secular freedoms safe from destruction? Kroto will track opposition throughout history

SOS Updates Greater WNY Spring 2010 Schedule, Celebrates 25 years
April 12, 2010

Save OurSelves / Secular Organizations for Sobriety meets in Amherst, Buffalo, Lancaster, Lockport, Niagara Falls, North Tonawanda, and Williamsville.