• Deed Before Creed

    Ethical Societies are where Humanists, Non-theists, Agnostics, Atheists, Believers, and Non-believers join together.
  • Fighting for Civil & Human Rights

    We strive to act so as to bring out the best in others and thereby in ourselves.
  • Exploring Meaning in Life

    We value the importance of living an ethical, responsible, and joyful life.

AEU Publications

View the AEU Dialogue Summer 2016 Issue to learn about the amazing work done by our organization, Societies, and affiliates. View All Newsletters
Read the Ethical Action Report June 2016 to be updated on Society projects and national campaigns to create a more ethical world. View All Ethical Action Reports
See Thoughts from AEU Board by Linda Napoli to stay current with the AEU. View All Thoughts from AEU Board

AEU Viewpoints

July 2016 -- At our 101st Assembly, held July 14-17 in St. Louis, the American Ethical Union passed four resolutions:
- Systemic Racism in the United States
- Living Wage
- Proposing the Securities and Exchange Commission Require Corporate Political Expense Disclosure in Annual Reports
- Move to Amend Citizens United

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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

Bending the Arc: Justice and Liberation in the 21st Century

Posted on 07 Jun 2016

140 Years of Ethical Culture

Posted on 27 May 2016

Sexual Desire & Why We Need to Talk About ‘It’

Posted on 10 May 2016


Long Island Helps Communities and Police Talk

The Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island and Leader Emeritus Arthur Dobrin (pictured here), helped develop a new website that promotes police-community relations. The site, www.communitiesandpolicetalk.org, is available in English, Spanish, and Creole. It “seeks to...
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Interview about Ethical Culture

Emily Newman, our Communications Coordinator, was interviewed by the United Coalition of Reason about the American Ethical Union and our Societies. She discussed the history of the AEU, what we do, how she got involved, and why our Ethical Societies are important. “Ethical...
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Randy Best New Leader of NoVES

After an extensive search, interview, and selection process, the Northern Virginia Ethical Society (NoVES) has unanimously elected Randy Best as their new Leader. He will be half-time with an initial two-year contract, present on the first and third Sundays (and days surrounding)...
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