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    We strive to act so as to bring out the best in others and thereby in ourselves.
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    We value the importance of living an ethical, responsible, and joyful life.

AEU Publications

View AEU Dialogue Spring 2017 to learn about the amazing work done by our organization, Societies, and affiliates. View All Newsletters
See Ethical Action Report March 2017 to be updated on Society projects and national campaigns to create a more ethical world. View All Ethical Action Reports
Read Reflections April 2017 to explore ideas animating Ethical Culture and the enrichment of its cultural life. View All Ethical Culture Journals

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Ethical Humanism

Ethical Humanism/Ethical Culture is a moral faith that respects the dignity and worth of all life.
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Ethical Action

Ethical Action enables us to help create a better world for all who share it.
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Ethical Education

Ethical Education programming provides life-long learning for life-long growth.
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Featured Societies

Featured Platform Talks

Cross-Cultural Engagement: A Vehicle for Transformation in St. Louis

Posted on 13 Apr 2017

Workers’ Rights: An Ethical Perspective

Posted on 27 Mar 2017


Becoming a Spokesperson for Humanism

James Croft, Outreach Leader of Ethical Society of St. Louis I believe humanism has the potential to change the world. When I was studying for my doctorate and traveling the United States giving presentations on humanism, I wanted to find a way to make humanist leadership...
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Announcing Assembly 2017 Keynote Program

The American Ethical Union is honored to announce that our 102nd Assembly Keynote Program will include Congressman Jamie Raskin, U.S. Representative for Maryland’s 8th Congressional District, and Adam Jackson, CEO of Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle. Congressman Jamie Raskin...
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Free Your Voice wins Elliott-Black Award

We are proud to announce our 2017 Elliott-Black Award winner is Free Your Voice nominated by the Baltimore Ethical Society. Free Your Voice is a Baltimore youth group that fights for environmental justice. It was started by, and is composed of, students at Ben Franklin High...
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