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Marjory Stoneman Douglas wins 2019 Elliott-Black Award

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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 […]

Local Events

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Upcoming Aging in Place Events Wednesday, June 19, 2 pm – “Criminal Justice” at White Plains Library Prof. Bennett Gershman will enlighten us about Criminal Justice. July (date to be announced) – Elder care attorney Anthony J. Enea will talk about “Accountable Aging: Preparing for the Elder Years.” Writing Group – Informal writing group, led […]

Statement on Alabama’s “Human Life Protection Act”

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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

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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!

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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

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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 […]

Put Ethics into Action from April 26 to May 2

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The American Ethical Union is working with the Secular Coalition for America, Foundation Beyond Belief, Secular Student Alliance, Center for Inquiry, American Humanist Association, and American Atheists to organize the Secular Week of Action from April 26 – May 2. Nontheists will join together to demonstrate our shared commitment to making this world a better […]

Join Us on Meetup

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You’re invited to join the 480+ members on our Meetup page. Meetup is a free-to-use website that helps connect people who have something in common. Our Meetup events are real-life gatherings where members and organizers get together to connect, discuss, and practice activities related to their shared interests. Our humanist community meets weekly, and also […]

Earth Hour 2019

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Join the American Ethical Union and millions of others around the world for Earth Hour 2019. March 30, 2019, at 8:30 p.m., in every time zone, we will signal our intention to protect and restore the earth by turning off our lights. The purpose of Earth Hour is less about saving an hour’s worth of […]