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 the world a better place.

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Announcements August 23, 2019

Humanism Across the Atlantic: Looking for Common Ground – Free Symposium September 6-7

The New York Society for Ethical Culture is proud to co-host a free symposium on…
Ethical Outlook Newsletter August 21, 2019

September Outlook Now Available

Our September Ethical Outlook newsletter is now available. Check out the great events we have…
Press August 21, 2019

Thrive Global: There’s an Ethical Void in the White House. Parents Can Fill that Gap.

Leader Dr. Anne Klaeysen writes in Thrive Global about how parents can raise their children…
Videos August 18, 2019

Michael Thompson: “Humanism Contra Nihilism: Reclaiming Ethical Life in the Cybernetic Society”

As our society becomes increasingly dominated by technology, market logics, and commodified culture, what has…
Leader's Messages August 12, 2019
Leader’s Message: “Farewell, Dear Friends”
Videos August 11, 2019
Franck D. Joseph II: “The Human Rights Law 101”
Announcements August 7, 2019
Job Announcement: Ethical NYC Seeks New Leader
Announcements August 5, 2019
New Sanctuary Coalition Immigrant Accompaniment Training September 12

VISIT our landmark meeting house for inspiring Sunday gatherings, enriching workshops, youth and family programs, Ethical Action projects, and entertaining events. Then, learn more about joining our community.

Bagels & Coffee

In lieu of our weekly afternoon luncheon, join us every summer Sunday before Platform for bagels and coffee.

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Ceremonial Hall (4th Floor), 2 W 64th St
New York, NY 10023 United States
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Stoa Nova: How to Practice Stoicism in Nine Easy Exercises

Stoicism is a practical philosophy, so let’s practice! At this meeting we’ll explore nine simple exercises to make you a better Stoic. Some of them are to be done daily,...

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Elliott Library (507), 2 W 64th St
New York, NY 10023 United States
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Tuesdays with TED Talks

Everyone Loves TED Talks and they're even better when you can discuss them with other people. Together we will view selections with contemporary ethical themes and engage in a lively...

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