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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Announcements September 10, 2020

October 6: “Voting Rights: The Struggle to be Counted 1619-2014” with Phil Portlock

Join us for this short voting rights documentary and open discussion hosted by photographer, filmmaker,…
Video September 6, 2020

Jennifer Gaddis: “Why We Need Real Food and Real Jobs in American Public Schools”

Across the country, cafeteria workers are scrambling to get safe, nutritious meals to the 30…
Announcements September 2, 2020

Climate Week Kickoff Online Sept. 21: “Drawdown 2020: The Time is Now”

Join Ethical NYC, Drawdown NYC, 350NYC, and Climate Reality NYC to discover the latest from…
Ethical Outlook Newsletter August 27, 2020

Ethical Outlook Newsletter – September 2020

Our September Ethical Outlook newsletter is now available. Click here to explore the great online…
Announcements August 26, 2020
Community Meeting Sunday Aug. 30 2pm
Announcements August 25, 2020
Sunday 8/30: Ethics and the Theater Presents “Letter From a Birmingham Jail” with C. K. Allen
Video August 23, 2020
Richard Koral: “Past Performance Does Not Guarantee Future Results — The Meaning of Legacy in Ethical Culture”
Announcements August 19, 2020
Friday 8/21: “Art of Innocence: The People’s Struggle to Abolish the Death Penalty”

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: “International Peace Day”

Details TBA! YEE has moved online with Zoom, and as always, newcomers and visitors are welcome! To join, please RSVP to Youth Programs Director Audrey Kindred at For more information about...

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Sunday Platform – Joe Chuman: “Rebuilding the American Future” (Online)

These are times like no other, which have put the American moral fiber to the test in ways that are unprecedented. A pandemic, economic devastation, and protests in the streets...

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Caring Committee Living Room (Online)

Stop by the Caring Committee’s staffed “living room” on Zoom. It’s an open space people can pop into whenever they need to chat. Click here to join us! | ID...

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