JUNE 28, 2013 -- The American Ethical Union (AEU) celebrates with justice loving people across the country. The U. S. Supreme Court’s decision that the federal government cannot discriminate against married lesbian and gay couples for the purposes of determining federal benefits and protections is an ethical decision bringing us closer to full marriage equality. Read More
Ethical Humanism/Ethical Culture is a moral faith that respects the dignity and worth of all life.
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In this Report: Betsy Lightbourn, of the Ethical Humanist Society of Philadelphia, compares the 1971 “Burglars” to Edward Snowden; Hugh Taft-Morales, Leader of the Baltimore Ethical Society & the Ethical Humanist Society of Philadelphia, discusses more ways ... Read More →
“Utopia” November 8-10, 2013 — Washington, DC This year’s YES Conference was attended by over 40 teens and adults from Bergen, Brooklyn, Long Island, St. Louis, Washington, Westchester and – for the first time in a long time – New York and Northern... Read More →
“Be the Difference, Not the Bully: Building Ethical Community” November 1-3, 2013 — Stony Point, New York Teachers, directors of religious education, families, and others interested in Ethical Education met in Stony Point, New York November 2013 to get to know... Read More →
PLATFORM Sun. Mar. 9, 11am at Ethical Culture Society of Essex County
“Our roots a source of strength or conflict?”
Poet/actor/author Michael Lally writes Lally’s Alley, a much-visited blog (See http://lallysalley.blogspot.com/) in addition to working on several books. He will discuss with the audience the benefits and drawbacks of identifying with one’s roots and/or those of other groups — and, as he has in his past appearances at Ethical, read some of his poems. ... See MoreSee Less
PLATFORM Sun. March 9, 10:30am at Baltimore Ethical Society
“Eleanor Roosevelt and Ethical Humanism”
Hugh Taft-Morales, Leader
“The important thing is neither your nationality nor the religion you professed, but how your faith translated itself in your life.” – Eleanor Roosevelt, My Day, September 16, 1943
Few people have done more to support Humanist values than Eleanor Roosevelt. During the longest term ever served as first lady, she demonstrated courageous independence championing racial and gender equality. Later she served as delegate to the UN, oversaw the creation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and started the Encampment of Citizenship with Ethical Culture leader Al Black. Come explore why she is a role model for Ethical Culturists today. ... See MoreSee Less