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Open beta of the new EA Forum now available

The launch of the new EA Forum is getting closer! See these previous   posts for more background. We’d like to invite everyone to check out the beta version of the new Forum: https://forum.effectivealtruism.org Existing content from the current EA Forum has not yet been ported over, so what you’ll... Read More
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Vox has a new department, Future Perfect, covering the world from an effective altruist perspective

Today, Vox launched a new vertical, Future Perfect, that is dedicated to approaching the world from an effective altruist perspective. I am one of the new staff writers Vox hired to help make this happen, and I want to invite you all to check out the launch. Future Perfect includes... Read More
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Survey of EA org leaders about what skills and experience they most need, their staff/donations trade-offs, problem prioritisation, and more.

For the third year running we've surveyed leadership at EA organisations about a range of issues where their views might be relevant to EAs’ career decisions: What are the most pressing talent gaps in professional effective altruism in 2018? And which problems are most effective to work on? New survey... Read More
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Berkeley REACH Supporters Update: September 2018

https://www.lesswrong.com/posts/zevenyZ4NNktwC2Xu/berkeley-reach-supporters-update-september-2018
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EA Grants applications are now open

I’m announcing that the Centre for Effective Altruism’s (CEA) EA Grants project has now been reopened for public applications. If you have a project that you think is worth funding, you can fill out our short application here . Applications close on Sunday, October 14. We expect to run regular... Read More
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Additional plans for the new EA Forum

CEA is making more concrete plans for the opening of the new EA Forum, and we wanted to let users know about the next steps. Please see our prior post about updating the Forum for more background. Our vision is that the Forum becomes the main hub for content and... Read More
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EA Funds - An update from CEA

CEA sees the EA Funds platform  as a key piece of community infrastructure, not only for the convenience offered to donors who wish to give to one of the four managed Funds, but also for its ability to take tax deductible donations in the UK and US (the countries where the... Read More
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Animal Equality showed that advocating for diet change works. But is it cost-effective?

This essay was jointly written by Peter Hurford and Marcus A. Davis. All code for analyses contained is available on GitHub . Summary: Animal Equality and Faunalytics put together a field study testing individual video outreach on belief and diet change. They found statistically significant results on both. Together with... Read More
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EA Forum 2.0 Initial Announcement

At the request of Ryan Carey, who set up the EA Forum, CEA took over its running last year, as announced in this post . Here we give an update on what we plan to do with it. These are our initial thoughts - we’d welcome feedback on how they... Read More
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Job opportunity at the Future of Humanity Institute and Global Priorities Institute

In brief: Both the Future of Humanity Institute (FHI) and the Global Priorities Institute (GPI) are looking to rapidly expand in the near future. This is a great challenge and, to make it happen quickly and smoothly, both institutes have a pressing need for operations staff. They are looking to... Read More

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