The historical narrative of Sally Hemings, unacknowledged wife of Thomas Jefferson, has been misrepresented for political purposes for more than 200 years. By means of modern science, archaeology, and adroit historical sleuthing, the real story of this mixed race woman of intelligence and agency can now be told. Our speaker, James Young, is a long-time […]
Address given by Bart Worden, Clergy Leader for the Ethical Culture Society of Westchester on Sunday, December 2, 2018. A core value for Ethical Humanism is respect for others but how does one do that with people who hold and act upon beliefs that are antithetical to one’s own beliefs? Sociologist Arlie Hochschild has been […]
Address given by Kate Lovelady, Clergy Leader for the St. Louis Ethical Society, at the Ethical Culture Society of Westchester on Sunday, November 25, 2018. An individual’s community used to be largely determined by circumstance— the extended family and town in which they grew up, the traditions of family and background. “Community” was mostly a […]
Address given by Dr. Robert Berson at the Ethical Culture Society of Westchester in White Plains, NY on Sunday, November 4, 2018.
Bev Grant, the founder of the Brooklyn Women’s Chorus, speaks (and sings) about her experiences as an activist at the Ethical Culture Society of Westchester in White Plains New York on Sunday, October 21, 2018.
Andrea Molina, the Veteran Services and Vet2Vet Director for Family Services of Westchester, spoke at the Ethical Culture Society of Westchester in White Plains, NY on Sunday, March 11, 2018. She served in the United States Marine Corps active duty from November 2001-November 2005 as an electrician, attaining the rank of Sergeant. Since her return […]
Judy Troilo, Executive Director of The Loft, speaks about the organization’s services for the community at the Ethical Culture Society of Westchester on Sunday, February 25, 2018.
Farmers Jody Bolluyt & Keri Latiolais of Roxbury Farm speak about Community Supported Agriculture and their farm’s relationship with their members at the Ethical Culture Society of Westchester on Sunday, February 18, 2018.
Jeffrey Segal, a scientist working in the area of medical research (and longtime member of ECSW,) speaks about the evolution of moral capacity and the ramifications for ethical living at the Ethical Culture Society of Westchester on Sunday, February 11, 2018.
The Ethical Culture Society of Westchester’s Leader, Bart Worden, spoke on February 4, 2018, about overcoming barriers to promoting social justice. His presentation followed two narratives – one of Charles Ball, a man who had been enslaved for many years in the United States, and the other of Bart’s interactions with a local grass roots […]