Welcome to Ethical Culture

"Ethics in Action"
The New York Society for Ethical Culture is a humanist community dedicated to ethics, social justice, and education since 1876. We celebrate life’s joys, support each other through life’s crises, and work to make the world a better place.
Come visit our landmark Meeting House for inspiring Sunday MeetingsEthical Enrichment workshopsfamily programsEthical Action projects, and many other entertaining events.
Learn more about becoming a part of our community and use the links below to keep in touch with us online.


Next Sunday Meeting

11/19/2017 - 11:00am

Most of us want to be generous, especially when we become aware of the needs of other people. At our best, we humans draw the circle wider to include everyone. We support family, friends, neighbors, and strangers in myriad ways. But how do we decide what those ways are and how much to give? What criteria to we apply? How do we measure generosity? Together we explore these questions.

Ethical Blog

Friday November 17, 2017

CUNY TV's Study With The Best stopped by to learn about Humanism, our founding and history, our activism, and our unique youth and family programming. Watch now!

Wednesday November 01, 2017

Meet Steven, teacher of government, economics and sociology at Park East High School in East Harlem and member of the New York Society for Ethical Culture.

Thursday October 26, 2017

Our November 2017 Ethical Outlook newsletter is now available. Check out the great events we have coming up throughout the month!

Thursday October 26, 2017

Join us for a showing of Al Gore's new film, "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power" on November 8, 7:00pm to 9:00pm, presented by the 350NYC Climate Education Working Group and the New York Society for Ethical Culture.

Wednesday October 18, 2017

Meet Jinah Nicole Parker and the cast of SHE, a choreoplay that sheds light on sexual violence against women and girls and offers solutions through a mix of dance, drama, music and film.

Wednesday October 18, 2017

Before election day, join Ethical as two experts debate the pros and cons of holding a state constitutional convention.

Tuesday October 10, 2017

Mita Carriman rarely thought about death until she lost two of her parents in less than two years. During this time, she was not only dealing with immense grief but also the financial burdens of burying a loved one. Not one to rest until a problem is solved, Mita yearned for technology that offered a dignified, easy and elegant way to ease these burdens.

Black Lives Matter

Passersby see our banner affirming that Black Lives Matter. We have a long history of fighting for social justice and are inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement. We stand with our African-American sisters and brothers in the fight against racism and white supremacy.