New York Society for Ethical Culture

Ethics in Action Since 1876

THE NEW YORK SOCIETY FOR ETHICAL CULTURE is a humanist community dedicated to ethical relationships, social justice, and environmental stewardship for over 142 years. We celebrate life’s joys, support each other through life’s challenges, and work to make our world a better place.

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News from the Ethical Forefront

Announcements September 17, 2019

Job Announcement: Ethical NYC Seeks New Leader

As our current Leader Dr. Anne Klaeysen sets her sights on retirement this fall, The…
Videos September 8, 2019

Humanism Across the Atlantic: Looking For Common Ground

Following a two-day symposium here at the Society, faculty from the University of Humanistic Studies…
September 2, 2019

September Banner – One Planet, One Chance

We support the Global Climate Strike. This September millions of us will walk out of…
Videos September 1, 2019

David Van Arsdale: “The Poverty of Work”

The Poverty of Work, published by Haymarket Books, is a recent and extensive study of…
Announcements August 27, 2019
“A force, a dynamo, a creator.” President Liz Singer Pays Tribute to Retiring Leader Anne Klaeysen
Videos August 25, 2019
Ethics and the Theater Sunday Platform: The Lepers
Announcements August 23, 2019
Humanism Across the Atlantic: Looking for Common Ground – Free Symposium September 6-7
Ethical Outlook Newsletter August 21, 2019
September Outlook Now Available

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350NYC Monthly Meeting

Join 350NYC for their monthly public meeting every 3rd Wednesday at Ethical. 350NYC is the the local affiliate of, a grassroots network of volunteer-run campaigns in over 188 countries...

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Social Hall (Lower Level), 2 W 64th St
New York, NY 10023 United States
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Leader Lunch Discussion

Bring your lunch and join Leader Dr. Anne Klaeysen for engaging conversation. Folders with relevant articles are available from Maggie Determann in the Membership office. This week's readings: "Truth and...

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Elliott Library (507), 2 W 64th St
New York, NY 10023 United States
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Stoicon-X New York

What? You can't make it to the annual Stoicon in Athens, on October 5th? Well, that's a “dispreferred indifferent,” of course. But you do have an alternative: Stoicon-X New York,...

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