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

Police Reform Organizing Project: 2019 is the Year to Totally Change Policing in New York City

Our partners at the Police Reform Organizing Project (PROP) have a new op-ed up at City Limits, demanding fundamental changes to the NYPD.

December Outlook Now Available

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

Support Our Women's Shelter This Holiday Season!

Shopping on Amazon this holiday season? Help our women's shelter at the same time! United Social Services, AKA the Social Service Board at Ethical NYC has partnered with Amazon Smile. Make a purchase from November through January and Amazon will donate .5% of the price to SSB. That money will go toward providing snacks for our guests and improvements to the shelter. We need your support!

November Banner - Help End Homelessness

Everyone needs a home: a safe and secure sanctuary of warmth and comfort. For over three decades, we have provided temporary shelter to the homeless and lobbied our local and state governments for affordable housing. Join us by volunteering in our shelter and participating in the Interfaith Assembly on Homelessness & Affordable Housing.

Young Ethical Explorers at the Young & Mighty Rally and March in Queens!

Queens Chronicle covered the Young & Mighty rally and march in Sunnyside, which featured a number of our own Young Ethical Explorers!

Help End Homelessness


Everyone needs a home: a safe and secure sanctuary of warmth and comfort. For over three decades, we have provided temporary shelter to the homeless and lobbied our local and state governments for affordable housing. Join us by volunteering in our shelter and participating in the Interfaith Assembly on Homelessness & Affordable Housing.