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Monthly Meeting - New Orleans Secular Humanist Association

Event Type: Adults
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 10/21/2017
Start Time: 3:00 PM
End Time: 4:30 PM
Description:
 Julia Hanway, a member of the board of directors of the Final Exit Network, will discuss "Lessons for End of Life" at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21, at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon, Metairie.

This presentation is free of charge and is open to the public.


This event occurs as part of the regularly scheduled meeting of the New Orleans Secular Humanist Association which meets at the library on the third Saturday of each month.

Final Exit Network is a registered non-profit organization that operates throughout the United States. It has more than 3,000 members who believe in "death with dignity" and an individual's right to self-determination. It is the only organization that publicly provides education on all end-of-life choices as well as a compassionate presence to those who are suffering from incurable diseases and have chosen to end their suffering. The organization has been instrumental in the changing laws in the death with dignity movement and works nationwide to effect change in state laws through the court system.

Hanway will discuss the laws in Louisiana, and the current status of those laws throughout the United States, Canada, and Central and South America.

The New Orleans Secular Humanist Association is dedicated to raising the awareness of people of the Gulf Coast region to the ideals and values of secular humanism. The group is an affiliate of the Council for Secular Humanism, an associate of the American Humanist Association, an affiliate of American Atheists, and a member of the Atheist Alliance International.
Library: East Bank Regional Library    Map
Location: Jefferson & Napoleon Rooms
Contact: Chris Smith
Contact Number: 504-889-8143
Presenter: New Orleans Secular Humanist Association