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Ethical Culture Society of Westchester
Our faith is in the human capacity to create a better world.

Upcoming Events


“The Work of Undoing Racism is the Work of Human Rights” Workshop

May 1, 2016
10:30 am

Sunday Morning Platform Event Using the Universal Declaration of Human Rights framework adopted by the United Nations, presenters Sandra Bernabei and Cora Miles of the Westchester AntiRacist Alliance will interact with participants to examine, define, and identify systemic, structural racism. Structural racism has become deeply embedded in every single system we use at every age and stage […]


First Friday Films: “Brick by Brick: A Civil Rights Story”

May 6, 2016
7:30 pm

The Ethical Culture Society of Westchester will be showing Brick by Brick: A Civil Rights Story (2007) as part of its First Friday Film series. Brick By Brick is a one-hour made-for-television documentary about a contemporary American battle for civil rights. It follows three families in Yonkers, New York, in the middle of a confrontation about the […]

Jennifer Greene to present talk on carnism

Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows: An Introduction to Carnism

May 8, 2016
10:30 am

What is carnism? Beyond Carnism says that it is the invisible belief system that shapes our perception of the meat and animal products we eat, so that we love some animals and eat others without knowing why. Carnism is sustained by complex, hidden social and psychological mechanisms, and it is most harmful when unrecognized. Jennifer Greene […]

kids at table

Future of Ethical Societies Conference for Millenials

May 27, 2016 – May 30, 2016

Want a great way to spend Memorial Day Weekend? In Brooklyn, no less?! Join young Ethical Humanists in Brooklyn, New York during Memorial Day Weekend 2016, May 27-30, for the 13th annual Future of Ethical Societies (FES) Conference! FES is created and run by the Ethical Culture Movement’s young adult members. We come together to […]

On Our Calendar

We warmly welcome the public to our meetings and activities!
  • Colloquy - Sundays at 9:30 am
  • Each month we hold a Book group.
  • Once a month the men's group enjoys a Night Out.

We have many functions, classes, and events. See a full list on our main calendar.


“Free Speech/Hate Speech” to be hosted by the Ethical Culture Society of Westchester

Words can certainly be hurtful and can, at times, lead to confrontation and even violence. Restricting the capacity to speak can also be hurtful as it closes off opportunities for dialogue and prevents the open exchange of ideas that can encourage greater understanding. As noted by Jonathan Rauch, a fellow at the Brookings Institution, “…painful […]

New Director of Ethics For Children Program at the Ethical Culture Society of Westchester

The Ethical Culture Society of Westchester is pleased to announce the hiring of Alexandra (Ali) Weisman McDowell as director of Ethical Education. Ms. McDowell is an educator with a master’s degree from Bank Street College of Education. Interested families are invited to bring their children at 10:00 a.m. on opening day, Sunday, September 13, to […]

Position Open: Director of Ethical Education Program for Children

The Ethical Culture Society has an opening for a part-time Director of their Ethical Education Program for Children to serve grades pre-K through 12.   Position Description Status: Part time   Hours: 10 hours per week. Specifically, two of these hours will be Sunday morning from 10:15-12:15 when the Ethical Society meets and the Sunday […]

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