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

Upcoming Events

Punishment from an Ethical Perspective

June 26, 2022
11:00 am

Punishment is a deeply seated element of human societies and is especially prevalent in the United States. From corporal punishment of young children, to fines and penalties for infractions, to incarceration – punishment is ubiquitous and readily applied to a wide variety of circumstances. It is rare, though, to see overt signs of punishment in […]

Speaker Series: Freddie deBoer

July 16, 2022
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In this provocative talk, writer and self-described socialist, Freddie deBoer, unpacks the central themes of his important book, The Cult of Smart. DeBoer challenges the shibboleths on the left and right regarding intellectual ability and school choice. He argues that intellectual differences are real and deeply consequential, as society lavishes rewards on the naturally gifted […]

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.

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Blog

Changes are Coming to Westchester Ethical Culture

Spring is the season of rebirth. We can’t imagine a better time to reintroduce the Westchester Community for Ethical Culture to you, our members, and to the larger Westchester community. The Membership Committee has been working very hard and we are excited to announce to everyone our plans for supercharging our Community with a new name, mission […]

Further Reflection – AEU & AHA Anti-Racist Discussions

Session Details Tue. May 10, 7-9 p.m. ET & Mon. June 6, 7-9 p.m. ET Raising White Kids: Bringing Up Children in a Racially Unjust America by Jennifer Harvey Anne Klaeysen, Ethical Culture Leader Emerita Dr. Jennifer Harvey is a writer, speaker, and professor of religion and ethics at Drake University whose work focuses on racial […]

The AEU Stands for Peaceful Solutions to the Ukraine Crisis

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine under the autocratic rule of President Vladimir Putin is a violation of international law, a threat to world peace and stability, and is endangering innocent lives. This act of aggression violates the values of the United Nations and ethical standards of decency.As a result, the American Ethical Union (AEU) stands with […]