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February 2017

Meet the Exec: the Humane League

February 20 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Humane League is an international animal advocacy organisation that is dedicated to defending all animals through public education and corporate campaigns. Animal Charity Evaluators recently ranked them as a top charity. “THL has an exceptionally strong commitment to using studies and systematic data collection to guide their approach to advocacy. Our back-of-the-envelope cost-effectiveness estimates…

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Newcomers & bring a friend social

February 21 at 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

EFFECTIVE ALTRUISM is applying reason and evidence to the goal of improving the world, with the aim of doing the most good we can. This social is especially for newcomers. If you haven't been to our events before, we'd love to see you! We have super friendly people and interesting discussions about assorted topics. Bring…

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March 2017

Talk: The psychology of doing good and changing behaviours

March 6 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Effective Altruism at its heart is about ethical behaviour. Sadly, the thing about behaviour change is that we are all busy, tired and overworked people, and that most of the time just getting through the day counts as a win. We know that there are ways we can act that would make the world a…

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Clara Straimer – The woman helping change how we do development

March 16 at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

** Register for a seat at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/32660571649 *** CLARA STRAINER is the Business Development Manager for DMI. She has extensive experience in international development - having led large-scale programmes in impact evaluation, hygiene promotion, economic development, for the Red Cross among others DEVELOPMENT MEDIA INTERNATIONAL (DMI) produces radio and TV broadcasts in developing countries to…

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Monthly Social – The future of the human race

March 21 at 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A SOCIAL MEETUP - It's that Tuesday again! Come along to the pub to socialise with a whole bunch of friendly welcoming and altruistic people. And in between the meandering conversations, gleeful smiles and poor puns there will be some serious discussions on how to do good and on the theme of . . .…

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Effective Energy Altruism: A Perspective

March 27 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Imperial College London, London, SW7 2 United Kingdom + Google Map

** Please register at: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/32532378219 ** Johannes Ackva works in climate policy analysis in a sustainability think tank in Berlin, Germany. Inspired by the philosophy of Effective Altruism, he seeks to develop “Effective Energy Altruism”, an integrated, evidence-based perspective on navigating climate, air pollution, and energy poverty. Building from this and prior talks, he is…

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April 2017

Effective Altruism intro & lunch + workplace activism afternoon

April 1 at 11:50 am - 2:00 pm

** Please book at: http://www.workplace-activism.eventbrite.co.uk ** On the afternoon of 1 April we are running a workshop on WORKPLACE ACTIVISM: how to ensure your company is behaving ethically and having a positive impact. (https://www.facebook.com/events/1900058376946083) For those new to effective altruism we are offering a morning INTRODUCTION TO EFFECTIVE ALTRUISM session as well as LUNCH. Details…

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Workplace activism – changing the world from your desk!

April 1 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

*** EVENT STILL IN PLANNING *** Always felt you wanted to change the world but found yourself stuck behind a desk working for the man? But working in a big corporate is not necessarily a bad position to be in to create change. Come get practical advice on how to: • Make sure your organisation…

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Monthly Social – Famine and Emergency Crises

April 18 at 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A SOCIAL MEETUP It's that Tuesday again! Come along to the pub to socialise with a whole bunch of friendly welcoming and altruistic people. And in between the meandering conversations, gleeful smiles and poor puns there will be some serious discussions on how we should respond to emergency crises, with questions such as: WHAT are…

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Research meeting /giving circle: EA from Equality/Justice Stance

April 27 at 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Starting a group to think about how to change the world from an equality / justice based perspective, with a £1000 pot of funding to distribute. *** If you don't have this ethical viewpoint but know people who do please share this event with them thank you. LET'S FIX OUR WORLD We live in a…

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