• 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 Fall 2015 Issue to learn about the amazing work done by our organization, Societies, and affiliates. View All Newsletters
Read the Ethical Action Report November 2015 to be updated on Society projects and national campaigns to create a more ethical world. View All Ethical Action Reports
See Thoughts from AEU Board President Jan Broughton to stay current with the AEU and our Board. View All Thoughts from AEU Board

AEU Viewpoints

October 27 -- The American Ethical Union supports the six declarations presented at the 2015 The Parliament of World's Religions. Click links to read and sign them:
  1. Emerging Leaders
  2. Dignity and Human Rights of Women
  3. Income Inequality and the Widening Wealth Gap
  4. Climate Change
  5. War, Hate, and Violence
  6. Indigenous Peoples

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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

16 Jan 2016 | 09:00 am

FES Conference in Brooklyn

27 May 2016 | 06:00 pm

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Global Humanism

Posted on 26 Nov 2015

Gender Issues

Posted on 11 Nov 2015

Faith in Faithless Times

Posted on 28 Oct 2015


Creating a Global Framework of Humanist Ethics

The AEU Ethical Action Committee (EAC), in partnership with the National Leaders Council (NLC) and the National Ethical Service (NES), invites our members to support the United Nations’ 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, an opportunity for the global realization of Ethical...
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Ethical Education Focuses on Interdependence

Dale McGowan, National Director of Ethical Education Stony Point, New York in the gorgeous Hudson River Valley was the site of the annual Ethical Education Conference and Family Weekend November 6-8. AEU kids and parents joined EE teachers and directors from across the country...
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“Oh, You Do Know My Language”: Finding the Poetry in Another Tongue

Christian Hayden, Humanist Service Corps Volunteer published this piece for Applied Sentience on September 29, 2015. I met a little boy that resembled my features Nappy afro, gap in his smile…. He looked at me and said, “Kendrick you do know my language You just forgot because of...
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