Connecting with the Broader EA Community
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Groups by Profession
Affiliations and Attributes
Donations and Giving
Community & Community-Building
Editing and Review (for getting feedback on your work)
EA Project for Awesome (P4A) - for coordinating voting and the creation of videos to funnel prize money to effective charities during an annual fundraiser
In-person meetups with like-minded people can be very enjoyable, can help people get more involved in EA and keep up to date with EA related research.
Check out the EA Forum Community page to see if there is a local EA group near you. You can also find nearby people in the EA community via the Community Members tab there.
For a wide range of online events, check out the EA online events Facebook group.
The international EA events calendar, curated by several community members, lists high-quality speaker events and large social events suitable for anyone interested in EA. To add an event, fill out this form. If you notice an error in the calendar please email email@example.com.
Special interest events are being run by some groups based on interest areas, affiliations, or professions.
Join your nearest local EA group to attend events they may be running.
The AI alignment newsletter is a weekly publication with content relevant to AI aslighment.
Farmed Animal Welfare newsletter from Open Philanthropy.
But Can They Suffer newsletter summarises news, research, discussion, job opportunities, and events related to effective animal advocacy.
Criminal Justice Reform newsletter from Open Philanthropy is a monthly update highlighting the work and achievements of criminal justice reform grantees .
Effective Environmentalism newsletter is a monthly update on the newest research on effective ways to protect our environment and combat climate change.
You can also sign up for the newsletters of the different EA organisations to stay up to date with their progress.
Podcasts and Videos
The 80,000 Hours Podcast features unusually in-depth conversations on the world’s most pressing problems and how you can use your career to solve them.
Rationally Speaking Podcast Julia Galef speaks to guests as they critically explore a wide range of topics in philosophy, psychology, effective altruism, economics, technology, and more.
The Future of Life Podcast features Ariel Conn from the Future of Life Institute in conversation with prominent researchers, policy experts, philosophers, and other influential thinkers of all kinds.
The Future of Life Institute’s AI Alignment Podcast covers and explores the AI alignment problem across a large variety of domains, reflecting the fundamentally interdisciplinary nature of AI alignment.
The Sentience Institute Podcast features interviews with advocates, scientists, and entrepreneurs about the most effective strategies to expand humanity’s moral circle, with an emphasis on expanding the circle to farmed animals.
The Future Perfect Podcast studies some of today’s issues with an effective altruist lens. The first season investigates a range of problems and interventions, and the second the pros and cons of big philanthropy.
Many EA organisations have collected their videos on their YouTube channels. See this EA Forum post, which contains links to many of them.
More resources can also be found on effectivealtruism.org/resources.