• 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 Summer 2015 Issue to learn about the amazing work done by our organization, Societies, and affiliates. View All Newsletters
Read the Ethical Action Report June 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

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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

18 Sep 2015 | 06:00 pm

Membership Growth Conference

23 Oct 2015 | 07:00 pm

Ethical Education Weekend

06 Nov 2015 | 04:00 pm

Featured Societies


AEU Panelists at Common Ground 2015

Understanding & Cooperation between Religious Believers & Humanists for Social Progress Thursday, October 8, 8:45am – 6pm Rutgers Student Center • 126 College Ave, New Brunswick, NJ Click here for event flyer with schedule. Panel includes Ethical Culture Leaders...
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People’s Climate Movement: A Call to Action

Last year we made history. This year we start building the future. Click here to take action. Note: The AEU signed up to take action on the below announcements sent from the People’s Climate Movement. We encourage individuals and Societies to join us in sponsoring and...
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Humanist Perspective on America’s Changing Religious Landscape

James Croft, new Leader for Outreach at the Ethical Society of St. Louis, talked with State of Belief host Rev. Welton Gaddy about “Making Room in The Ethical Society in Our Changing Community” on May 23, 2015. A recent Pew Research Center survey shows a dramatic...
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