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  • 2018 Arts Festival
Ethical Culture Society of Westchester
Our faith is in the human capacity to create a better world.

Upcoming Events

Fresh Vegetable Delivery from Roxbury Farm CSA

October 16, 2019
3pm - 6pm

Delivery of super-fresh vegetables from Roxbury Farm CSA – directly to the Ethical Culture Society every Wednesday! Sign up for your share – or a 1/2 share – at www.roxburyfarm.com.

Westchester, We Need to Talk! Community Reading

October 17, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Thursdays, beginning 10/17/19 – 7:30 -9:00 p.m. – Westchester, We Need to Talk! Community Reading. We’re gathering in the Haber Room to discuss Robin DiAngelo’s White Fragility, which Claudia Rankine called “a necessary book for all people invested in societal change.” These meetings are FREE of charge but please RSVP to Bart Worden, leader@wsfec.org or […]

Enslaved Africans’ Rain Garden

October 18, 2019
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

A Commemoration of 400 Years of Africans in America Remembering the lives, the feelings, and the legacy of the men, women, and children enslaved at Phillipsburg Manor Spoken Word, Music and Visual Art Featuring: ★ Sculptor Vinnie Bagwell on the subjects chosen for her bronze sculptures for the “Enslaved Africans’ Rain Garden” ★ Musical accompaniment […]

Why We Need Immigrants

October 27, 2019
10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Join Milton Louis Steinberg for this presentation, which examines various reasons given to severely limit, or totally reject, immigrants’ entry into the United States to determine their veracity.

International Symposium on Migration & Border Solidarity

November 12, 2019
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

International Sanctuary Declaration Campaign  International Symposium on Migration & Border Solidarity  HUMANITARIAN AID IS NEVER A CRIME: Civil Resistance & The New Normal of Displacement  Tuesday, November 12 | 5:00pm-9:30pm Ethical Culture Society of Westchester 7 Saxon Wood Road, White Plains, NY  (Middle Eastern Food & Refreshments Provided)  FEATURING:  Haidi Sadik, Sea-Watch Search and Rescue NGO  Hanns Thomae, Asylum in […]

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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Local Events

Do you have an event you would like us to share? Email the info to Communications Coordinator Louise Jett at ljett@ethicalsocietywestchester.org. Friday, 10/11/19 – Blueprint for Health Equity – The Blueprint for Health Equity is designed to address the social determinants of health, with a focus on the intersection of structural racism and poverty, and […]

Ethical Culture Society of Essex County Statement on Immigration

Statement prepared by the Ethical Culture Society of Essex County Social Action Committee, 516 Prospect Street, Maplewood, New Jersey 07040www.EssexEthical.org, ecsec.nj@gmail.com, 973-763-1905Zia Durrani, Society President, and Meredith Sue Willis, Social Action Committee Chair We are increasingly appalled by our nation’s immigration policies that demonize and criminalize people looking for asylum, for a refuge from oppression, […]

The Humanist case for abolishing the death penalty

By Bart Worden, Leader of the Ethical Culture Society of Westchester and Executive Director of the American Ethical Union, a national organization devoted to ethics and social justice. An actor friend of mine was distressed when she noticed a saying on a plaque on our living room wall. It read, “What one does, one becomes.” […]