• Deed Before Creed

    Ethical Societies are where Humanists, Non-theists, Agnostics, Atheists, Believers, and Non-believers join together.
  • 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.

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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Successful Skills Summit

We had a great time at our first annual AEU Skills Summit this October at the Philadelphia Ethical Society. Representatives from 11 Societies gathered together to work on team-building, learn about biases, improve our websites, grow our membership, design platforms for all ages, develop ethical action campaigns, and create deeper community connections.


Developing Ethical Action Campaigns

by Bart Worden, AEU Executive Director At the 2017 AEU Skills Summit, one of the workshops we...
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OFF Act Details

The American Ethical Union has worked with Food and Water Watch on several climate actions...
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NoVES Statement on Immigration

On October 24th, Govind Nair, Co-chair of the Northern Virginia Ethical Society (NoVES) Adult...
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Dazed and Confused

Posted on 14 Nov 2017
View AEU Dialogue Fall 2017 to learn about our organization, Societies, and affiliates.
See Ethical Action Report November 2017 for news on Society projects and national campaigns.
Read Reflections October 2017 to explore ideas animating Ethical Culture and enriching life.
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