• 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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Condemning President Trump's Disrespect of Indigenous Peoples & Muslims

We stand with the Parliament of the World's Religions in condemning "the irresponsible retransmission of false and racist videos against the great religious tradition of Islam by the President of the United States, as well as his entirely inappropriate words to demean a political opponent at an event meant to honor Native Americans who served the United States with the deepest of commitments." We believe the President "should apologize and exercise the discipline required of his office, his nation, and his position on the world's stage." Read full statement here


Genocide of Rohingya People

Bob Gordon, Ethical Action Committee The American Ethical Union (AEU) abhors the actions of the...
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What is Hip Hop Humanism?

by Jay Rene We all already know what Hip Hop is. It is enjoyed, performed, created, and...
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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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Featured Societies

Featured Platform Talks

The Ethics of Race and Gender

Posted on 28 Nov 2017

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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