THE NEW YORK SOCIETY FOR ETHICAL CULTURE is a Humanist community dedicated to ethical relationships, social justice, and environmental stewardship since 1876. We celebrate life’s joys, support each other through life’s challenges, and work together to build a more just world.

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Congratulations to Our Ethical Youth Social & Racial Justice Scholars!

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Congratulations to Ethical Youth of the Social & Racial Justice Scholars program! ~ and gratitude to Howard Rose for designing our program certificates ~  SOCIAL & RACIAL JUSTICE SCHOLARS YOUTH PROGRAM…

Jackie Rowe-Adams: Safety in Our Communities

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Violent crimes threaten our communities and rob our society of promising young people and decent citizens at alarming numbers each year. Prior to and continuing through the pandemic, the violence…

Ethical Outlook Newsletter – August 2021

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Our August Ethical Outlook newsletter is now available. Click here to explore the great online events we have coming up throughout the month!

Eric Booth: The Verbs of Art and Religion

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The first reader of Tending the Perennials wrote: “Finally, we have the 21st century Joseph Campbell we need.” If you remove the perennial actions and inquiries of art and religion…

July Call to Action: Fight Fossil Fuel Lobbying, Voter Suppression, Anti-Asian Hate, and More!

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Explore our list of actions you can take this month to make our city, state, country, and planet a better place! The motto of The New York Society for Ethical…

Glenn Magpantay: Responding to Anti-Asian Violence and Hate Crimes

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Join our Sunday Platform on July 11 at 11:00am to learn about issues facing Asian Americans, the recent shootings and hate crimes this past year under COVID, and what to…

Happy Malala Day!

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It's Malala's Birthday! Happy Malala Day! Let's see what's going on with Malala these days and let's take note of what's happening with her cause: Educational Equality.... Last year she…

Ethical NYC Has a New Leader: Welcome Dr. Nori Rost!

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On Sunday, May 23rd, Dr. Nori Rost delivered another Platform talk at NYSEC — to members only — after which the membership voted to ratify the unanimous vote of the…

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Proactive Meditation and Deep Listening (Online)

In this guided experiential session, we first take time to relax body and mind in order to sense how we really are in each moment. We allow ourselves to focus...

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The Joy of Being Generous: Eight Months of NYSEC’s Food Insecurity Initiative During COVID

In late October of 2020, NYSEC members Janet and Howard Rose began a food insecurity initiative. Acting on behalf of the Ethical Action Committee and honoring the Ethical Culture tenet...

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Young Ethical Explorers First Sundays Festival: “Leadership” (Online)

Preparing for her arrival, we will write and illustrate letters to introduce ourselves to Dr. Nori Rost, Acting Leader, and welcome her into our Ethical fold. Ethical NYC members are...

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