NY Honors Planned Parenthood

The New York Society for Ethical Culture presents the Ethical Humanist Award to Planned Parenthood: Still fighting for women’s rights after 100 years! Join the celebration on Friday, September 30 at 7pm. Tickets are available at Eventbrite. The event will be live-streamed...
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Appreciating 2016 AGS Volunteer Awardees

At our 101st Assembly in St. Louis, we appreciated passionate volunteers from around the Ethical Culture Movement. The 2016 Anna Garlin Spencer Volunteer Awardees are: Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County — Tracey Kelley I would like to thank the Bergen Society for...
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Using Ethical Culture to Spread Ethical Culture

Congratulations to our new 2016 Mossler Fellow, Christian Hayden. Christian is a member of the Philadelphia Ethical Society and the Future of Ethical Societies, and he just completed a year with the Humanist Service Corps in Ghana. Christian’s fellowship will use the idea of a...
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March for a Clean Energy Revolution

On Sunday, July 24, 2016 (the day before the Democratic National Convention opened) members of the Bergen, New York, and Philadelphia Societies, and former members of the Essex Society, marched in Philadelphia to advocate for Clean Energy. The purpose of the march was to advocate...
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Interview about Ethical Culture

Emily Newman, our Communications Coordinator, was interviewed by the United Coalition of Reason about the American Ethical Union and our Societies. She discussed the history of the AEU, what we do, how she got involved, and why our Ethical Societies are important. “Ethical...
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Randy Best New Leader of NoVES

After an extensive search, interview, and selection process, the Northern Virginia Ethical Society (NoVES) has unanimously elected Randy Best as their new Leader. He will be half-time with an initial two-year contract, present on the first and third Sundays (and days surrounding)...
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Watch our 100th Assembly

The American Ethical Union enjoyed its 100th Assembly in June 2015. The theme was “Creating a Sustainable Future: Ethics and Advocacy”. We focused on the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and Ethical Culture. Here are videos of some of the...
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AEU Statement on Orlando Shooting

The American Ethical Union is Committed to Building a More Caring World! The core belief for Ethical Humanism is that each person is unique and worthy and irreplaceable. Our core aspiration is to live in such a way as to create and maintain a society where worth is realized and...
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FES2016 Celebrated “Gender Equality & Sexuality”

The Future of Ethical Societies (FES), the young adults of the Ethical Culture Movement, organized a wonderful conference for Memorial Day Weekend 2016 in Brooklyn, New York. Though it was our 13th conference, it was only the second one with a theme and this year’s theme of...
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New York Society Honors Champions of Change

The New York Society for Ethical Culture is proud to recognize those who have done exceptional public service in social justice for our country. On Thursday, May 5 they will present the 2016 Public Service Award to Hon. Eric H. Holder, Jr. and the 2016 Rising Star Public Service...
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Democracy Spring is Here!

Executive Director Bart Worden and his wife Ruthanne were joined by members of several of our Ethical Societies and hundreds of other passionate activists at the kick-off Democracy Spring rally in Philadelphia on April 2. By the Liberty Bell, speakers (including our own Hugh...
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Millennial Activists United wins Elliott-Black Award

We are proud to announce our 2016 Elliott-Black Award winner is Millennial Activists United (MAU) nominated by the Ethical Society of St. Louis. Brittany Ferrell, Alexis Templeton, and Ashley Yates formed Millennial Activists United, a young activists’ collective, shortly...
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