Throughout history, religion has shaped people’s culture, society, and a sense of morality. But what role does it play in the progressive modern world? In a secular state? Can one be a good person without “faith”? Both non-religious and religious participants coming from different schools, civil society and organizations were able to explore these questions...
HAPI promotes secular humanism as a progressive philosophy suggesting that human beings, given the right education, can be ethical and morally upright even without divine interference.
HAPI is a democratic organization with members from different social sectors in various countries aiming to defend each individual’s right to personal and collective freedom, equal treatment and opportunity, safe and healthy living.
HAPI is the only secular humanist organization in the Philippines that is SEC-registered and fully functional in the community, with outreach programs like Kids Nutrition Campaign, Secular Humanist Advocacy Development and Education (SHADE), Green Movement, and LGBTQ & Straight Alliance among others.
Michael Sherman, AICP, a humanist city planner, is the current HAPI Chairman. Michael has done a lot of work for the betterment of his community and also for the people in the Philippines.
Alvin Ballares has stepped up to become HAPI's Executive Director in 2017. As an activist, Alvin participates in many social and environmental activities that may help address many issues on those subjects.
Good news! HAPI has a new affiliate that will issue a tax deductible receipt, everytime you donate to HAPI through their website, Humanists Global. I just donated some money to an organization that caters to people outside the USA. They are called Brighter Brains Institute, their projects are called Humanists Global. https://humanists.global/. The Brighter Brains Institute, […]Read More
Members and allies of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ+) community gathered for the Pride Parade to show solidarity and celebrate the annual pride month on Saturday, June 22 at around Bacolod City Hall. This is dubbed “The Return Of Pride” to Bacolod City after having a 4-year hiatus and was organized by Tribu […]Read More
June 26, 2019 Bonifacio Global City, Taguig Why are we celebrating pride? A lot of people and even part of LGBTQ+ still don’t understand the reason why do we have the pride celebration. I hope in this simple and short information, these people will have further understanding about pride. This year marks the 50th anniversary […]Read More