Posts from 2019

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After Pulse and Parkland, let’s put our faith in ethics

by Louise

By Bart Worden Last week the country mourned as we remembered the 49 who were killed at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. Two days earlier, we witnessed more lives lost at Virginia Beach. Politicians once again offered thoughts and prayers but, as has become increasingly clear, prayers are not putting an end to senseless violence. […]

Local Events

by Louise
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Monday, 7/29/19 – Life Line Screening – The screenings offer a 5-test package to thoroughly check you for risk of stroke, cardiovascular disease, and other chronic conditions. The combination of these test help detect problems – before you have symptoms and while your doctor can still take action. So you can keep doing the things […]

Edward L. Ericson: A Lifetime of Humanist Service

by Louise

By Bart Worden, Leader, Ethical Culture Society of Westchester The American Ethical Union will honor Edward L. Ericson with the Felix Adler Lifetime Achievement Award at our 104th Assembly this June. While the award recognizes Ericson’s dedication to growing the Ethical Culture Movement, he is also highly influential in the broader humanist movement through his writings, […]

Marjory Stoneman Douglas wins 2019 Elliott-Black Award

by Louise

The American Ethical Union is proud to announce that our 2019 Elliott-Black Award will be presented to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School of Parkland, Florida for being an inspiration and a model for millions of Americans in response to great tragedy. The Elliott-Black Award is the highest honor that the AEU bestows to organizations […]

Statement on Alabama’s “Human Life Protection Act”

by Louise

The American Ethical Union (AEU) condemns the passage and signing into law of the Alabama “Human Life Protection Act.” This law, far from honoring human life, profoundly restricts the bodily autonomy of pregnant people; is a bill of rights for rapists and abusers; puts the lives of pregnant people at risk; upends basic moral principles; […]

AEU now offers Individual Membership

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The American Ethical Union is excited to offer Individual Memberships! What is Individual Membership?As an Individual Member, you can strengthen the voice of Ethical Humanism and support the Ethical Movement’s efforts to support a more just and compassionate world for all. Individual Membership with the American Ethical Union is open to everyone, including those who […]

Join the AEU 104th Assembly in Tampa

by Louise
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You’re invited to the American Ethical Union’s 104th Assembly, “Reclaiming Democracy for All,” Thursday, June 20, to Sunday, June 23, in Tampa. If the government of the people is to be by and for the people, then we, the people, need to reclaim it before it slips away. Marginalized groups and women already are denied […]

Ethical Culture Leaders attend the second Humanist Collaboratory!

by Louise

By Amanda Poppei, Senior Leader, Washington Ethical Society Following the Collaboratory, the National Leaders Council met for discussion, training, and planning. Standing: Jone Johnson Lewis, Richard Koral, Carolyn Tabak, Joy McConnell, Randy Best, Bart Worden, Je Hooper, Hugh Taft-Morales Sitting: Christian Hayden, Kate Lovelady, Sarah Tielemans, Amada Poppei, Anne Klaeysen, and James Frey Croft. Photo credit: […]

Edward L. Ericson wins Felix Adler Lifetime Achievement Award

by Louise
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The American Ethical Union (AEU) is pleased to announce that Edward L. Ericson will receive the Felix Adler Lifetime Achievement Award at the 104th American Ethical Union Assembly. This award officially recognizes AEU members who have stimulated the growth of the Ethical Culture Movement during their many years of active participation in the AEU and […]