Freethinking Atheist and Agnostic Kinship

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Founded2007
TypeService club
HeadquartersOrange County, California
Area ServedCalifornia
PurposeBreak Stereotypes, Fight Discrimination
MethodActivism, Community Service
SloganNot an Agnostic? Not an Atheist? Not a problem!

The Freethinking Atheist and Agnostic Kinship or FAAK is a Capistrano Valley High School club. The club, created in 2007, has stirred controversy within the Orange County, CA community.[1]

Purpose[edit]

Surveys show that Atheists, Agnostics and Freethinkers are the least trusted group of people.[2] The primary purpose of Freethinking Atheist and Agnostic Kinship is to improve this image through activism and community service.

Media attention[edit]

The Freethinking Atheist and Agnostic Kinship has been featured in the Orange County Weekly,[3] Orange County Register[4] and national TV’s The O'Reilly Factor.[5] In addition, the club has organized several rallies each drawing over 200 picketers.[6] These rallies have landed on the front pages of Orange County Register[7][8] and Los Angeles Times.[9]

Accomplishments[edit]

FAAK has brought a local college professor to Capistrano Valley High School.[10]

FAAK was named Club of the Year in 2007-2008 for its activism and excellence in community service.[11]

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