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 crises, and work to make the world a better place.

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Videos June 18, 2019

Video: Human Trafficking Panel with Amnesty NYC

On October 25, 2018, we hosted a panel discussion on modern day slavery and human…
Videos June 16, 2019

Joe Chuman: To Whom are Humanists Accountable?

For those who are traditional religious believers all things ultimately emanate from God. Life is…
Videos June 14, 2019

Video: 2019 Dr. Phyllis Harrison-Ross Champions of Change Public Service Awards

On June 7, 2019, the New York Society for Ethical Culture hosted the 2019 Dr.…
Leader's Messages June 14, 2019

Leader’s Message: Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer

I am writing this column while sitting on an upstairs deck of a house on…

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Speaking of Science: Saving Elephants by Helping People w/ Ravi Corea

The Asian elephant is severely endangered; to conserve it in the wild is an enormous challenge. The Sri Lanka Wildlife Conservation Society has been addressing this problem since its founding...

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Adler Study (514), 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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Ethical Death Cafe

Gather in a relaxed and safe setting to discuss death, drink tea, and eat delicious cake. Our objective is to increase awareness of death and help people make the most...

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Room 508, 2 West 64th Street
New York, NY 10023 United States
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