• 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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Message on Las Vegas Shooting

October 2017 -- We mourn the death of (at this writing) 59 individuals who were killed in Las Vegas last night by a single man using highly efficient and effective arms, from a distance. It has been the largest mass murder by a single shooter in American history. Our hearts also go out to the more than 500 people who were injured in the shooting or in the fleeing of thousands, to the thousands traumatized by witnessing the carnage and by their own vulnerability, to the many families and friends shattered by the loss of loved ones, to all who have been shaken deeply by the news of the slaughter. And we are grateful for the courage and compassion of the many who put themselves at risk to save others. Read more here


As an African American Lesbian Woman, I Will Not Be Quiet

Lujira Cooper, Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture I am, as one can see, an African American...
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Sharing Our Story with “Know Your Neighbor”

In July 2017 we particpated in the Know Your Neighbor campaign to share stories demonstrating...
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2017 Elliott-Black Award

The American Ethical Union honored Free Your Voice with the 2017 Elliott-Black Award at our...
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Featured Platform Talks

The Ethics of Harry Potter

Posted on 29 Sep 2017

Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

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