World Happiness Report 2015 Event at New York Society

Join the New York Society for Ethical Culture on Friday, April 24 at 7pm for the debut of the World Happiness Report 2015. Donations will be accepted at the door. RSVP here (registration is free and required) How can we foster happiness in our societies? What is the state of...
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Undoing Racism Workshop at Westchester Society

Undoing Racism Workshop: Anti-Racism Training for Human Service Practitioners and Educators Are You Challenged by How to Deal with Race Issues in Your Practice, Institution or in the Classroom? Are You Concerned about the Impact of Racism in our City and State? We invite you to...
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Elliott-Black Award goes to Dr. Sandra Steingraber

The 2015 Elliott-Black Award goes to Dr. Sandra Steingraber for protecting our planet and informing others on how to get active as well. Dr. Steingraber is a biologist, writer, and climate activist who writes about climate change, ecology, and the links between human health and...
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Raising Ethical Children: Effective Approaches

Raising Ethical Children: Effective Approaches with Dale McGowan Register Online Here What do we really know about how to teach ethics to children? Recent research has been challenging old theories and developing new approaches that are more effective. This engaging event will...
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Apply to the Humanist Institute!

Join Leaders-in-Training and other Ethical Humanists in the next HI class. Program begins August 15th, 2015 in the capital of Minnesota at the historic Minnesota Humanities Center. For more details, visit The Humanist Institute.
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Building Better Secularists?

The original post on Leader-in-training James Croft’s Patheos blog Temple of the Future was published on February 3, 2015. David Brooks is writing about secularists again in the New York Times, arguing that nonreligious people, lacking the institutional and communal support...
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See What FES Did This Winter

Future of Ethical Societies (FES) closed 2014 with our inaugural service trip sending nine members down to New Orleans. We worked on composting and harvested 98 pounds of arugula that was sold to restaurants around New Orleans and fetched nearly $700 for Our School at...
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Ethical Culture: 138 Years of Creating Community and Serving Humanity

The original post on Adam Gonnerman’s blog was published on August 10, 2014. Adam Gonnerman is a US expatriate in Brazil who works in project management. He is a former Christian missionary and minister, but now a proud Humanist. “We cannot adopt the way of living...
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Jean Kotkin Fund & EFC

The Jean Somerville Kotkin Memorial Fund was established by the AEU Board to provide sponsorship support for young people in need who wish to attend the Encampment for Citizenship (EFC). To donate to the Jean Somerville Kotkin Memorial Fund, please send checks made out to the...
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Darwin Day in Garden City, NY

We are excited to announce that the Honorable John J. Watras has proclaimed Darwin Day (on Charles Darwin’s actual birthday, February 12) a holiday in Garden City, New York. Darwin Day promotes the public education and encourages the celebration of science and humanity. The...
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