• A Welcoming Home for Humanists

    Ethical Societies are where Humanists, Non-theists, Agnostics, Atheists, Believers, and Non-believers join together to put "Deed Above Creed."
  • 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 Winter 2015 Issue to learn about the amazing work done by our organization, Societies, and affiliates. View All Newsletters
Read the Ethical Action Report March 2015 to be updated on Society projects and national campaigns to create a more ethical world. View All Ethical Action Reports
See Thoughts from Tom Weishaar to stay current with the AEU and our Board. View All Thoughts from AEU Board

AEU Viewpoints

February 7, 2015 -- The American Ethical Union is activating our aspirations for a more ethical culture during these February holidays: Black History Month (Feb. 1-28), Darwin Day (Feb. 12), Global Divestment Day (Feb. 13-14), and Valentine’s Day (Feb. 14). Read More

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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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AEU Board Meetings

09 May 2015 | 09:00 am

FES Conference in DC May 2015

22 May 2015 | 05:00 pm

Celebrate AEU 100th Assembly!

25 Jun 2015 | 04:00 pm

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Featured Platform Talks

Poetically Dwelling on Earth as a Mortal

Posted on 05 Mar 2015

Moral Striving: The Core of Ethical Culture

Posted on 09 Feb 2015


Elliott-Black Award goes to Dr. Sandra Steingraber

The 2015 Elliott-Black Award goes to Dr. Sandra Steingraber for protecting our planet and informing others on how to get active as well. Dr. Steingraber is a biologist, writer, and climate activist who writes about climate change, ecology, and the links between human health and...
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Raising Ethical Children: Effective Approaches

Raising Ethical Children: Effective Approaches with Dale McGowan Register Online Here What do we really know about how to teach ethics to children? Recent research has been challenging old theories and developing new approaches that are more effective. This engaging event will...
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Apply to the Humanist Institute!

Join Leaders-in-Training and other Ethical Humanists in the next HI class. Program begins August 15th, 2015 in the capital of Minnesota at the historic Minnesota Humanities Center. For more details, visit The Humanist Institute.
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