Welcome to Ethical NYC: Ethics in Action

The New York Society for Ethical Culture is a humanist community dedicated to ethical relationships, social justice, environmental stewardship, and education since 1876. We celebrate life’s joys, support each other through life’s crises, and work to make the world a better place.
Come visit our landmark Meeting House for inspiring Sunday Meetingsenriching workshopsyouth and family programsEthical Action projects, and entertaining events. Then, learn more about joining our welcoming humanist community.

Ethical Blog

Wednesday October 17, 2018

This week, Leader Anne Klaeysen appeared on the Mom Enough podcast to discuss encouraging and developing good citizenship in children!

Friday October 12, 2018

As our current Leader Dr. Anne Klaeysen sets her sights on retirement next fall, The New York Society for Ethical Culture is seeking a Leader to serve as a spiritual, pastoral, and educational guide and advisor to the membership, and to perform outreach to increase our visibility, acting as the voice of the Society in New York City.

Monday September 24, 2018
Tuesdays or Thursdays this fall, try your hand at personal non-fiction writing in a 9-week Joy of Personal Writing series of classes led by member Elaine Berman Gurney. Join a supportive group of writers--some just starting and others more experienced--to learn basic and advanced writing skills. Writers of all experience levels are welcome!
Thursday September 20, 2018

Our September 24th Climate Week NYC panel on DRAWDOWN: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming is sold out! But don't worry, you can watch it live on Ethical NYC's Facebook page beginning at 7:00pm.

Thursday September 20, 2018

Our October 2018 Ethical Outlook newsletter is now available. Check out the great events we have coming up throughout the month!

Education = Opportunity

Article 26 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights reads: “Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. . . Education shall be directed to the full development of the human personality and to the strengthening of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. It shall promote understanding, tolerance and friendship among all nations, racial or religious groups, and shall further the activities of the United Nations for the maintenance of peace.”