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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 Education Weekend

07 Nov 2014 | 04:00 pm

YES Conference in NYC Nov 2014

14 Nov 2014 | 07:00 pm

AEU Board Meetings

08 Nov 2014 | 09:00 am

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Remembering Howard Radest

The American Ethical Union mourns the death of Dr. Howard B. Radest, longtime Ethical Culture Leader and receiver of the 2011 Felix Adler Lifetime Achievement Award. He passed on the evening of Saturday, October 11. Howard was a graduate of Columbia University whose doctoral...
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The Original ‘Atheist Church’

Here is an excerpt from Chris Stedman’s article on Ethical Culture published by the Religion News Service on October 1, 2014. The Original ‘Atheist Church’: Why Don’t More Atheists Know About Ethical Culture? Less than two weeks ago, more than 300...
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Humanists Proudly Joined People’s Climate March

Thank you to all of the members of the American Ethical Union, American Humanist Association, Sunday Assembly, National Ethical Service, Center for Inquiry, and various other groups who made up the Humanist Contingent in the People’s Climate March! Most of our Ethical...
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