Texas Secular Convention 2015: Imagining a secular Texas.

Friday, February 27 through Sunday, March 1, 2015.

Host, Sex, Politics And Religion Hour

Jamila Bey

Jamila Bey is a journalist based in Washington, DC, where she hosts the weekly radio show The Sex, Politics And Religion Hour: SPAR With Jamila which airs on AM 1390 in Washington and AM 1430 in New York City. She also writes for the Washington Post blog, She the People.

Jamila served a decade-long stint as a producer and editor at National Public Radio working for shows including Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Tell Me More with Michel Martin, and Talk of the Nation. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, The New Humanist of London, Jazz Times Magazine and WebMD as well as on The Today Show and radio stations around the country.

A sought-after speaker and writer, Jamila’s areas of expertise include health and family policy, and all issues concerning the First Amendment. She particularly enjoys reporting on issues concerning religion and the separation of church and state.

A stand-up comedienne, Jamila says she enjoys the stage because it’s a cheaper hobby than scrapbooking.


The Sex, Politics And Religion Hour: SPAR With Jamila

Convention Features

15+ Speakers

The top secular thinkers in Texas and America explore a important topics, including a secular future for Texas.

Capitol Rally

Rally on the Capitol Steps to voice the vision of a secular Texas.

Impact Texas

Visit your legislator and learn to take local action.


Spend three days in Austin visiting with like-minded Texans.

Convention Basics

  • Convention

    Friday evening through Sunday morning we will be graced with some of the best secular thinkers and experts in Texas and Nationwide sharing their knowledge, thoughts and insights with us.

  • Capitol Rally & Citizen Lobby

    The Texas Secular Convention will begin with a rally at the South Capitol Steps. After hearing from a few speakers, we will break up into groups and visit our legislators.

  • Location

    TSC Will be held at Sheraton's Hotel at the Capitol. Please follow this link to book your room at a special rate of $149 per night.

  • Dates & Events

    • Registration: Opens September 1, 2014
    • Capitol Rally & Citizen Lobby: Friday, February 27, 2015
    • Convention: Friday, Feb. 27 - Sunday, March 1, 2015
  • Tickets & Pricing

    • Standard Pre-Registration: $125
    • Standard At Door Registration: $140
    • Student Registration: $50
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Event Host

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Event Host


Secular Coalition for Texas






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Texas Secular Convention 2015

27 February - 1 March 2015
Austin, Texas

About TSC

Texas Secular Convention is a joint endeavour between Secular Coalition for Texas and Secular Texas with Secular Coalition for America as our major financial sponsor. We will hold a rally on the Capitol steps and explore what a secular future for Texas can look like.


For general information about the convention or rally, including registration, please contact us at:
 info (@) texassecularconvention.org