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Changes are Coming to Westchester Ethical Culture

by Louise

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

by Louise

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

by Louise

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 […]

Bart’s Blog 1/31/22

by Louise

My Thoughts on the Latest All-Society Platform A huge thank you to the planners, presenters, tech assistants, and participants for helping our All-Society Platform be such a great event! If you missed experiencing it “Live”, you can view the recording on the AEU’s YouTube Channel: American Ethical Union. I was especially pleased to meet our […]

Bart’s Blog 1/24/22

by Louise

Preparing for Our Next All-Society Platform Part II I hope you will join us on Zoom on Sunday, January 30, 2022, at 11 am Eastern Time for our All-Society Platform, “W.E.B. Du Bois: Will the Truth Set You Free?” As we researched the connections between W.E.B. Du Bois and the Ethical Movement we found more […]

Bart’s Blog 1/10/22

by Louise

Preparing for Our Next All-Society Platform We have had seven All-Society Platform meetings since our first one in October of 2020 and the series has been a nice addition to the AEU’s program offerings. I especially like that the meetings are planned by volunteers – usually representing a number of Ethical Societies – and are […]

Bart’s Blog 1/24/22

by Louise
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Preparing for Our Next All-Society Platform Part II I hope you will join us on Zoom on Sunday, January 30, 2022 at 11:00 am Eastern Time for our All-Society Platform, “W.E.B. Du Bois: Will the Truth Set You Free?” As we researched the connections between W.E.B. Du Bois and the Ethical Movement we found more […]

AEU Statement on the First Anniversary of the January 6th US Capitol Attack

by Louise

One year ago we watched in shock and horror as a violent mob attacked the US Capitol, forcing their way inside and occupying areas of the building for hours in an attempt to disrupt the certification of electoral votes submitted by the states. Many of the officers who were protecting the Capital were injured and […]

Bart’s Blog 1/3/22

by Louise

A New Year Ahead I hope this message finds you safe and healthy! I’m sure many people were relieved to see 2021 come to end and many are finding it difficult to look ahead without a fair measure of apprehension. I have been impressed with the resilience and creativity of our Ethical Humanist communities and […]

Bart’s Blog 10/31/21

by Louise
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Systemic Racism On the Roadways Have you ever been pulled over by the police? I have been on a number of occasions. The stops have typically been for speeding or making illegal turns but one remarkable stop happened on an afternoon when I was driving my wife home from work. I wasn’t speeding and had […]