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Young Ethical Explorers ~ Fall Season Calendar

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Young Ethical Explorers 2021, Full Fall Season calendar YEE is an inclusive family program beyond "belief."  To visit or register, please contact: YoungEthicalExplorers@gmail.com.   Families may attend, for free, with…

Live & Livestream Sept. 20: “Together We Rise: The Power of Female Leadership to Help Solve the Climate Crisis” for Climate Week NYC

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Live and Livestreamed for Climate Week NYC Click Here to Purchase Tickets and RSVP for Free Livestream Access! All of us alive today will determine the future of life on…

In the Minotaur’s Maze

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Ten years ago today I crossed the final item off my bucket list of things to do before I turned 50: I went sky-diving. The event was both terrifying (the…

Nori Rost Inaugural Sunday Platform: “Catching Our Breath”

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As we observe the 20th anniversary of 9/11, we continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic. Twenty years ago, it was the smoke, ash, and chemicals released by the raging…

Dr. Nori Rost Named New Leader of the New York Society for Ethical Culture

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The Board of Trustees of The New York Society for Ethical Culture has named Dr. Nori Rost as the Society’s new Leader. The choice was made after an extensive nationwide…

A Letter to Governor Abbott

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Dear Governor Abbott, I’m writing to let you know how grateful I am that you are so pro-life. I’m speaking, of course, of the recent legislation, Senate Bill 8, which…

Livestream Sept. 21: “Creating a Safe, Just, and Inclusive NYC” with Police Reform Organizing Project’s Bob Gangi

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The Police Reform Organizing Project contends that the everyday practices of the NYPD, as a matter of intentional policy, inflict harm and hardship on our city’s most vulnerable populations: low-income…

Green Halloween

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Lean towards GREEN... Wean towards Green....   (This is a letter you are invited to share with others: intended for learning communities of all kinds, conscious schools, teachers, families, ethical…

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Ethics and the Theater: The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

Our long-running play reading and discussion series continues with The Glass Menagerie: This classic of the American theater, which catapulted Williams to fame, revolves around the Wingfield family: Tom, an aspiring...

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Young Ethical Explorers: International Peace Day (Online)

This international observance of this day is officially on September 21. YEE will learn about its history, imagine its future, and create its present. We will practice being Ambassadors of...

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Sunday Platform – Joe Chuman: What Humanists Can Learn From Religion at Its Best

Humanists often see their beliefs in opposition to religion. Religion is the foil. It is superstitious, irrational, given to authoritarianism, and politically too often a purveyor of misogyny, homophobia, and...

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