Event Calendar

Sunday, August 12, 2018

All day
 
 
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6:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Annual Rooftop Camping Night
Annual Rooftop Camping Night
Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 6:00pm to Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 1:00pm

Audrey Kindred, youth & family programs coordinator

Potluck picnic dinner and family activities

We will again feature a special "story-telling and song" circle. Bring food to share and your favorite pillow, and join us for a fun night under the moon and stars with your Ethical family.

RSVP: EthicsForChildren@nysec.org

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10:00 AM
Ceremonial Hall, 4th Floor
Bagels and Coffee
Bagels and Coffee
Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 10:00am
Ceremonial Hall, 4th Floor

Join members and friends for bagels and coffee before our Sunday platform.

 
10:30 AM
Ceremonial Hall
Chorus Practice
Chorus Practice
Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 10:30am
Ceremonial Hall
Led by David Gracia and Pat Debrovner

Practice the songs we sing on Sunday mornings – and get some tips to improve our singing technique.

 
 
11:00 AM
Ceremonial Hall - 4th floor
Sunday Platform - Jeanne Theoharis - A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History
Sunday Platform - Jeanne Theoharis - A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History
Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 11:00am
Ceremonial Hall - 4th floor

Award-winning historian Jeanne Theoharis debunks contemporary imaginings of the civil rights movement in her new book, A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History. By showing how the movement was unpopular, disruptive, coast-tocoast, leader-full, and courageously persevering in its time, Theoharis challenges exceptionalist narratives of American democracy that place the civil rights movement firmly in the past and calls attention to the crucial work that remains to be done.

JEANNE THEOHARIS is Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Brooklyn College, CUNY, and author or co-author of books and articles on the civil rights and Black Power movements, the politics of race and education, and social welfare and civil rights in post-9/11 America. Her biography, “The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks,” was named one of the 25 Best Academic Titles of 2013 by Choice. Theoharis’s work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, MSNBC, The Nation, Slate, The Atlantic, Boston Review, Salon, The Intercept, and The Chronicle of Higher Education. Her new book, “A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History,” came out in January.

This week’s shared charity is the Sadie Nash Leadership Project, founded in 2001 to promote leadership and activism among young women. The program is designed to strengthen, empower, and equip young women as agents for change in their lives and in the world.

Presider: Steve Serling

Shared Charity: Sadie Nash Leadership Project

 
 
 
 
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Room 508
Ethical Death Café
Ethical Death Café
Sunday, August 12, 2018 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Room 508

Moderator: Rev. Dr. Barbara Simpson Bereavement Program Community Outreach Coordinator at Caring Hospice Services

Two meetings monthly, 2nd Sunday and 4th Wednesday

Gather in a relaxed and safe setting to discuss death, drink tea and eat delicious cake. The objective is to increase awareness of death and help people make the most of their (finite) lives. Topics include heath care proxy, ethical wills, and green burial.