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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 May 2017 to be updated on Society projects and national campaigns to create a more ethical world. View All Ethical Action Reports
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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 Platform Talks

The Encampment for Citizenship, an Experiment in Participatory Democracy

Posted on 28 May 2017

The Good News About Racism!

Posted on 14 May 2017


Listening and Leveraging for Jobs and Justice with BUILD

Hugh Taft-Morales, Leader, Baltimore Ethical Society Before delving into workshops and presentations about “Communities Confronting Systemic Racism” at the American Ethical Union’s 102nd Assembly, come meet a local Baltimore organization that fights economic injustice. On...
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A Guide to Calling Your Representatives

Liz Collier, Outreach Director, Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture Why is calling so important? “Calling is the most powerful ways to put pressure on your representatives – even more than social media, email, or snail mail…Why? It shows commitment to a cause. And...
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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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