Listening and Leveraging for Jobs and Justice with BUILD

Hugh Taft-Morales, Leader, Baltimore Ethical Society Before delving into workshops and presentations about “Communities Confronting Systemic Racism” at the American Ethical Union’s 102nd Assembly, come meet a local Baltimore organization that fights economic injustice. On...
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A Guide to Calling Your Representatives

Liz Collier, Outreach Director, Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture Why is calling so important? “Calling is the most powerful ways to put pressure on your representatives – even more than social media, email, or snail mail…Why? It shows commitment to a cause. And...
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Announcing Assembly 2017 Keynote Program

The American Ethical Union is honored to announce that our 102nd Assembly Keynote Program will include Congressman Jamie Raskin, U.S. Representative for Maryland’s 8th Congressional District, and Adam Jackson, CEO of Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle. Congressman Jamie Raskin...
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Free Your Voice wins Elliott-Black Award

We are proud to announce our 2017 Elliott-Black Award winner is Free Your Voice nominated by the Baltimore Ethical Society. Free Your Voice is a Baltimore youth group that fights for environmental justice. It was started by, and is composed of, students at Ben Franklin High...
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Amanda Returns from Standing Rock

Amanda Poppei, Senior Leader of Washington Ethical Society In February, I visited the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Bismarck, North Dakota to help them support Oceti Sakowin, the main camp at Standing Rock, and the water protectors. Over the months, the small but dedicated...
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Stand Against Hate and Bigotry

Kate LaClair, Chair, Ethical Action Committee Open bigotry and xenophobia in America, not only from private individuals but from the Executive and Legislative branches of government, have resurfaced to levels that I think we all fervently hoped never to see again. But we know...
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Austin Conducts Book Drive for Quality Education Goal

Carolyn A. Parker, Chair Ethical Action Committee, Ethical Society of Austin The Ethical Action Committee of the Ethical Society of Austin (ESOA) conducted a book drive leading up to the Society’s Winter Solstice Celebration on December 18, 2016. The book drive was inspired...
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Protect Johnson Amendment

The American Ethical Union strongly opposes the repeal of the Johnson Amendment of 1954. President Donald Trump declared his intention to rescind the Amendment at the National Breakfast on February 2, 2017. The Johnson Amendment is appended to Internal Revenue regulations and...
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No Muslim Registry

The American Ethical Union is dedicated to the worth and dignity of all human beings, and to supporting a democratic society free from discrimination on the basis of religion, race, age, gender, ethnicity, or national origin. Therefore, we stand strongly against a registry of...
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Ethics in Action at the Riverdale-Yonkers Society

Jone Johnson Lewis, Leader & Liz Collier, Director of Community Outreach, at Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture Immediately after the presidential election, we sensed the need for group support in our Society. We held an open support group on November 10th at the...
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Will Attorney General serve all Americans?

The American Ethical Union has long supported civil rights, women’s rights, LGBTQ+ rights, criminal justice reform, and immigrant rights. We also have an extensive record condemning the use of torture. Therefore we urge all members of the American Ethical Union to only...
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Now We Are All Standing Rock!

Dear Friends, We have a president-elect who has promised to “…take particular aim at the Clean Water Act” (N.D. congressperson Kevin Cramer). Mr. Trump also paid for advertisements that characterized Native Americans who wanted to build New York State casinos as...
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