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AEU Newsletter

In the Summer 2014 Issue of the AEU Dialogue:
  • Join AEU for People's Climate March in NYC September 21
  • Highlights from 99th AEU Assembly
  • Ethical Education: Seizing the Cultural Movement, and more...
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AEU Viewpoints

September 4, 2014 -- The American Ethical Union stands with the people of Ferguson, Missouri, and with people around the world who have been stirred to peaceful, yet insistent action following the shooting death of Michael Brown by a police officer. This death is, sadly, one of many in recent times that involved an armed police officer and an unarmed civilian. And this incident is one of many more incidents in which the injured is a person of color and the officer is white. Read More

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Ethical Humanism/Ethical Culture is a moral faith that respects the dignity and worth of all life.
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People’s Climate March in NYC

21 Sep 2014 | 09:00 am

Membership & Growth Workshop

24 Oct 2014 | 07:00 pm

Ethical Education Weekend

07 Nov 2014 | 04:00 pm

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Featured Platform Talks

Civil Rights: Our Legacy and Challenge

Posted on 28 Jul 2014

Homelessness and the Human Spirit

Posted on 30 Jun 2014


Ethical Action Report – September 2014

In this Report: Editor’s Note: People’s Climate March; Ethical Action Update from The Ethical Society Mid Rivers by Hugh Taft-Morales, Leader, Ethical Humanist Society of Philadelphia and Baltimore Ethical Society; Actual Democracy, Roger Duronio, Ethical Culture...
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Ethical Action Report – August 2014

In this Report:  Vincent Brancato, NY Society member encourages Societies and members to speak with their elected officials and hold them accountable for their position on minimum wage policy.  Editor, Hugh Taft-Morales describes the Televisiting Service created by NYSEC’s...
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Ethical Education Starts with Curiosity

This article by Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island member Liz Seegert was originally published in The Humanist on July 1, 2014. Ethical Education Starts with Curiosity: An Interview with Dale McGowan Can Children grow up to be good without a god? That’s a question author,...
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