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Announcements June 26, 2022

Sunday, June 26: ‘Humanism on Campus’ with Leader Anne Klaeysen

In-person and online at 11:00am! For over twenty years, I have served one or more…
Announcements June 24, 2022

Statement on the Overturning of Roe v. Wade: The Work Ahead

Dear members and friends of Ethical NYC, I’m sure by now you’ve heard the distressing…
Announcements June 22, 2022

Online Tonight 7pm: ‘Artificial Intelligence, Past, Present and a Glimpse of the Future’ with Sanford Redlich

Tonight at Speaking of Science, Sanford Redlich, an Engineering Director at Google, will speak about…
Video June 19, 2022

Joe Chuman: ‘The Arc of the Moral Universe Is Long, but It Bends Toward Justice.’ Does It Really?

This quote, much beloved by Barack Obama, was proclaimed by Martin Luther King. But it…
In The News June 17, 2022
Religion News Service: Humanist Chaplains Guide Nonreligious Students on Quest for Meaning
Announcements June 15, 2022
Live June 23 and 24: ‘One With the Current’ Written and Performed by Daniel Damiano
Announcements June 15, 2022
Tickets Still Available! Concert June 19: ‘Juneteenth: The Struggle Continues’ with Sweet Honey in the Rock and Nona Hendryx to Benefit Harlem Mothers S.A.V.E.
Announcements June 11, 2022
Watch Online: ‘The Crucial Decades’ with Bill McKibben
In The News June 6, 2022
Watch Now: WBGO on ‘Juneteenth 2022: The Struggle Continues’ Benefit Concert for Harlem Mothers S.A.V.E. June 19
Video June 5, 2022
Watch Now: ‘Power Hungry: Women of the Black Panther Party and Freedom Summer and Their Fight to Feed a Movement’ with Suzanne Cope and Leader Joe Chuman
Video June 5, 2022
Nori Rost: ‘Ending War: To Dream the Impossible Dream?’
Youth & Family June 4, 2022
Happy PRIDE to diverse families!

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.

Young Ethical Explorers: Eco-Writing Workshop with Deepali Srivastava

Young Ethical Explorers: Eco-Writing Workshop with Deepali Srivastava

In this continuing series led by Deepali Srivastava of Writefully Ours, young writers dabble in five genres: comic book, short story, poetry, news article, and speech writing. New and experienced...

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26 June 2022 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Sunday Platform – Anne Klaeysen: Humanism on Campus (Hybrid)

Sunday Platform – Anne Klaeysen: Humanism on Campus (Hybrid)

In-person and online! For over twenty years, I have served one or more university campuses in Humanist chaplaincies: assisting colleague Barbara Myerson at Columbia University; as chaplain at Adelphi University...

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26 June 2022 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Film Focus: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (Online)

Film Focus: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (Online)

Starring Sidney Poitier, Kathryn Hepburn, and Spencer Tracy, with Hepburn’s niece, Katharine Houghton, this was one of the very few films of the time to depict interracial marriage in a positive light....

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26 June 2022 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Share and Learn: Topics in Medicine, Mental Health, Science, and Ethics with Dr. Frank Corigliano (Online)

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

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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27 June 2022 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Program Coordinating Committee Meeting
27 June 2022 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm