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Lifting Up Westchester

by Louise

Sign up to help us, help others! These snack packs will be distributed by Lifting Up Westchester. Lifting Up Westchester provides life-changing support to people who have lost their housing or are struggling to meet other basic needs. We work together with those we serve to build a more secure future for themselves and their […]

Time to Mail Your “Reclaim Our Vote” Postcards

by Louise

So many of you have volunteered to write postcards from home as part of the “Reclaim Our Vote” effort. Please complete your postcard writing, and mail them between the dates of Tuesday, April 22, to Thursday, May 9, per the instructions in your packet. Thank you so much for helping get people to the poles!

Sustainable Development Goals: Gender Equality & Peace, Justice, & Strong Institutions

by Louise

Empowering Women, Enabling Peace, & Fostering Sustainable Development by Accelerating Gender Equality Wednesday, May 8, at 11 a.m. ET Representatives of the National Ethical Service, an affiliate of the American Ethical Union, participated in the 68th meeting of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW68) on March 19 through a parallel event sponsored […]

Join Us for Our Next Cleanup

by Louise

Join us for the 15th Annual Great Saw Mill River Cleanup Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Saw Mill River Elmsford site is now full! A secondary location in Ardsley is available for sign ups, though. This site is located in the shopping center next to Riviera Bakehouse. The river runs […]

Canned Food Drive

by Louise

Last Sunday at our Living Ethics Roundtable we discussed the tragedy of hunger throughout  the world, in our country, and especially in Westchester. This week we can participate in a special event sponsored by our friends at the United Way to address the problem in our own backyard: National Canned Food Month. The drive will take place […]

Weekly Newsletter

by Louise

Stay informed and engaged with our weekly newsletter, packed with the latest news and upcoming events. Explore timely updates and community highlights! To request an item be added to an upcoming newsletter, please email Louise Jett at ljett@ethicalsocietywestchester.org.

Adler & Inequality with Author & Labor Journalist Sam Pizzigati

by Louise

Felix Adler established America’s first free kindergarten for working families in the late 19th century. In the early 20th century, he led the first successful national campaign against child labor and came very close to achieving his egalitarian vision in the mid-20th century. Recently, we have moved in the completely opposite direction with the widening […]

Reparations Forum

by Louise

  NAACP White Plains-Greenburgh Branch will host an HR-40 Reparations and Remedies Community Act Discussion on Tuesday 9/19/23 at the Greenburgh Public Library.  NAACP White Plains-Greenburgh Branch is proud to announce its upcoming event to foster community dialogue on the HR-40 Reparations and Remedies Community Act. The event will take place on Tuesday, September 19, […]

CANCELLED: Music at CUUC Presents Jazz Fest with Valerie Capers

by Louise

THIS SHOW HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Music at CUUC presents its annual Jazz Fest concert to be held at Community Unitarian Universalist Congregation at White Plains (“CUUC”) on Saturday, September 23, 2023, at 8:00 pm. The program will feature the legendary Jazz pianist Valerie Capers and her ensemble, bassist John Robinson and percussionist Doug Richardson, in […]

AEU Assembly 2023 Restorative Justice Events and Trainings

by Louise

The 2023 American Ethical Union Assembly will be a multicultural and multigenerational experience focused on: Making our Ethical Culture communities healthier and stronger Learning how to hold space for one another Learning how to create the conditions for your society to build community and address challenging conversations through the circle process. The RJ Trainers David […]