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What CFI–DC Offers YOU

  • CFI–DC is a community center for atheists, agnostics, skeptics, secular humanists and for others who would like to find out what these life perspectives are all about. Don’t be shy; be part of the forum!
  • We have a book store with a selection of books on all aspects of secularism. humanism, and skepticism – from the classics by Thomas Paine and Robert G. Ingersoll through the newest releases you are looking for. We sell copies of Free Inquiry and Skeptical Inquirer and have an abundance of free information about events, publications, and discussions.
  • We host prominent speakers on political, social, and scientific issues. To find out what’s going on, ask to be added to our events list for announcements by emailing Stephanie Guttormson at Current events can be found on our events calendar.
  • We have a variety of monthly events and special events. Please visit our events calendar at for more information.

Become a Contributing Member and attend events for free! By joining CFI–DC, you are not only becoming a member of a community of like-minded individuals, you will have free admission to most events at the Center and receive discounts on all CFI conferences and publications. Join at any event or online.

Show Your Support By Volunteering!

Have you thought about volunteering for CFI–DC, but you don’t know how? Do you live in the D.C. metro area? If the answer is yes, the Center for Inquiry–Washington D.C. needs your support! You can sign up to receive updates about upcoming volunteer opportunities by signing up at our volunteer group page. If you have questions about volunteering, please contact Director of Public Engagement Stephanie Guttormson at or 202-733-5279.

Information About Campus Outreach

The Center for Inquiry–DC is dedicated to promoting and defending reason, science and freedom of inquiry in education, and to the enhancement of freethought, skepticism, secularism, humanism, philosophical naturalism, rationalism, and atheism on local college and high school campuses.

If you are a group leader of a local secular or skeptic campus group and would like assistance in making your group a success, please contact us. If you are interested in starting a CFI affiliated campus group, we would love to hear from you. Contact CFI–DC Executive Director Melody Hensley at mhensley[at]

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CFI–DC has created a wish list of items on Your donation will help us better serve the secular and skeptic community and improve outreach. If you are able to do so, please consider gifting the Center with one of the items on our list.

How can you help?
Go directly to our wishlist on by clicking here. You will find a list of items you may donate to the Center.