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Announcements August 17, 2022

September 19: Climate Solutions are #Up2Us2022

The climate clock is ticking. The solutions are #Up2Us2022. Monday, September 19 | 7:00pm | Details…
Announcements August 15, 2022

Sunday, August 21: ‘Perspectives of the Chocó Rainforest from Space to the Understory’ with Derek Tesser

In-person and online! The most biodiverse and threatened tropical rainforest in South America is not…
Video August 14, 2022

Merle Hoffman: Abortion, Love, Power, and Resistance

Merle will discuss personal, political, psychological, and philosophical reflections of her 51-year journey as one…
Ethics in Action August 12, 2022

August 31: Reclaim Our Vote Postcard Writing w/ Third Act NYC: Help Georgians Fight Voter Suppression

Join Ethical NYC's Ethical Action Committee and our friends at Third Act NYC on August…
Announcements August 12, 2022
Anti-Racist Seminar Series Begins Sept. 17: ‘The Fire Next Time: Creating Brave Spaces’ with Terrence Coffie
Announcements August 11, 2022
September 14: ‘The Gavel Heard Around the World: Global Reproductive Rights After Roe’
Video August 7, 2022
Nori Rost: ‘After Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Who Shall We Be?’
Ethics in Action August 6, 2022
Give and Volunteer to Fight Food Insecurity: Join Our Good Neighbor Initiative Today!
Ethics in Action August 2, 2022
Volunteer Today: Giving Ourselves to Social Service with SSB
Leaders' Blog August 1, 2022
Review – ‘Fascism: A Warning’ by Madeleine Albright
Video July 31, 2022
Stephanie McGraw: From Dirt to Destiny
Video July 24, 2022
Richard Koral: Ethical Culture as a National Movement

VISIT our landmark meeting house for inspiring Sunday gatherings, enriching workshops, youth and family activities, Ethical Action service projects, and world-class entertainment. Then, learn more about joining our community.

Community Circle (Online)

Community Circle (Online)

A Community Circle is a discussion circle of up to ten Society Members who meet regularly, usually twice monthly, to thoughtfully explore important ethical/spiritual issues in ways that bring out...

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19 August 2022 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Derek Tesser: Perspectives of the Chocó Rainforest from Space to the Understory

Derek Tesser: Perspectives of the Chocó Rainforest from Space to the Understory

In-person and online! The most biodiverse and threatened tropical rainforest in South America is not the Amazon. While less renowned, the Chocó Biodiversity Hotspot along the Pacific Coast of Ecuador...

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21 August 2022 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Share and Learn: Topics in Medicine, Mental Health, Science, and Ethics with Dr. Frank Corigliano

Share and Learn: Topics in Medicine, Mental Health, Science, and Ethics with Dr. Frank Corigliano

Thanks to vaccines and medical innovation, we are gradually moving away from the Covid pandemic. On 1st and 3rd Mondays, retired oncologist Carol Portlock will discuss the new and intriguing...

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22 August 2022 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Midweek Meditation (Online)

Midweek Meditation (Online)

A midweek meditation for relaxing body and mind. Larry Hurst moderates. Click to join at start | Zoom ID 838 1778 1084 | Passcode 675527 You can download Zoom at...

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23 August 2022 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Community Circle (Online)

Community Circle (Online)

A Community Circle is a discussion circle of up to ten Society Members who meet regularly, usually twice monthly, to thoughtfully explore important ethical/spiritual issues in ways that bring out...

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24 August 2022 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm