• 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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Celebrating Christmas in a secular, but profound way

Amanda Poppei, Senior Leader of Washington Ethical Society, was on Interfaith Stories. Listen here. About 90% of Americans celebrate Christmas. However, only 46% of Americans say that they consider it to be a religious holiday. So as the...
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Humanitas Film Premieres February 23, 2019

FrequencyHouse Productions with American Ethical Union will premiere “Humanitas: A Conscious Coloring of Kindness” Saturday, February 23, 2019 at New York Society for Ethical Culture Society (located at 2 West 64th Street, New York,...
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Ethical NYC Seeks New Leader

As the current Leader Dr. Anne Klaeysen sets her sights on retirement next fall, the New York Society for Ethical Culture is seeking a Leader to serve as a spiritual, pastoral, and educational guide and advisor to the membership, and to perform...
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Secular Groups Oppose Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court Nomination

The American Ethical Union stands for the freedom of individuals to practice their religion and for a strong constitutional separation between US governmental and religious institutions. The Supreme Court of the United States has been crucial in...
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View AEU Dialogue Fall 2018, our quarterly newsletter
See Ethical Action Report December 2017 on projects and campaigns
Read Reflections October 2018, an Ethical Culture journal

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Featured Platform Talks

Einstein’s Religion

Posted on 14 Jan 2019

Undone By Women

Posted on 28 Mar 2018

We Should All be Protesters

Posted on 14 Mar 2018