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Bart’s Blog – 4/13/2020

by Louise

Highlights for last week include the use by a number of Ethical Societies of the Connections calendar. There were twenty public online events posted by eight Ethical Societies for the week of April 5-11, which I think is a good start! There is still room on this week’s calendar if your Ethical Society is ready to offer […]

Bart’s Blog – 4/6/2020

by Louise

The American Ethical Union had a big week last week and we are looking forward to another one this week. Last week we focused quite a bit on helping people find and use our new Connections web forum and get Ethical Societies’ online events on the Connections calendar. I think this went particularly well with a […]

Westchester Community Orchestra 2019 Winter Concert

by Louise
Westchester Community Orchestra

The Westchester Community Orchestra will present its 2019 winter program at the Ethical Culture Society, 7 Saxon Wood Road in White Plains, on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 2 p.m. The free concert will feature virtuoso piano soloist Mira Armij Gill performing the first movement of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1. The ensemble will also play […]

The Humanist case for abolishing the death penalty

by Louise

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.” […]

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, […]

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

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 […]