Address

Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture
4450 Fieldston Road
Riverdale, New York 10471

Office

Have questions or want more information? To call the office or send an email:
Office Hours: M-F 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Phone: 718-548-4445
Email: office@rysec.org

Society Leadership

Board / Governance

Staff

Grace Cobbinah, Office Manager
Jone Johnson Lewis, Leader

Email the Office

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Sunday Meetings

Jan
24
Sun
11:00 am Will We Walk Through the Portal?
Will We Walk Through the Portal?
Jan 24 @ 11:00 am
Will We Walk Through the Portal? @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Many science fiction stories and spiritual traditions talk about portals: a passage from the here-and-now into an uncertain future. The 1918 influenza epidemic, which may have infected 500 million worldwide and killed 50 million, resulted[...]
Jan
31
Sun
11:00 am From Magical Thinking to Rationa...
From Magical Thinking to Rationa...
Jan 31 @ 11:00 am
From Magical Thinking to Rational Discourse @ New York | United States
As we face this historical moment, when cult thinking and fake news have fueled an attempted insurrection, yet grassroots organizing gives us hope in the future of multiracial democracy, we reflect on the intellectual traditions[...]
Feb
7
Sun
11:00 am Building Beloved Community
Building Beloved Community
Feb 7 @ 11:00 am
Building Beloved Community @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Our guest, and member of RYSEC, Jé Hooper, will speak on Beloved Community. “We need to be in beloved relationship so we can better aid each other and outselves in this season while we look[...]
Feb
14
Sun
11:00 am What’s Love Got to Do With It?
What’s Love Got to Do With It?
Feb 14 @ 11:00 am
What's Love Got to Do With It? @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
What motivates your commitment to and work in social justice? For some of us, it is a powerful love — not mere affection, but a combination of compassion (wanting to reduce or eliminate suffering), benevolence[...]

Learning & Community

Jan
26
Tue
7:30 pm TED Circle: Being a Good Ancestor
TED Circle: Being a Good Ancestor
Jan 26 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
TED Circle: Being a Good Ancestor
In January, we’ll focus on being a good ancestor: what would it take to think long-term, and lay the ground work for those who come after? TED Circles is a global community of small groups[...]
Feb
2
Tue
7:45 pm Becoming a More Effective Anti-R...
Becoming a More Effective Anti-R...
Feb 2 @ 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm
Becoming a More Effective Anti-Racist
Have you felt frustrated when trying to engage in productive conversations about race with friends, family, and coworkers whose racial views you find problematic?  This workshop’s aimed especially at white anti-racists who want to improve[...]
Feb
9
Tue
7:45 pm Becoming a More Effective Anti-R...
Becoming a More Effective Anti-R...
Feb 9 @ 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm
Becoming a More Effective Anti-Racist
Have you felt frustrated when trying to engage in productive conversations about race with friends, family, and coworkers whose racial views you find problematic?  This workshop’s aimed especially at white anti-racists who want to improve[...]
Feb
11
Thu
8:00 pm New Moon Gathering
New Moon Gathering
Feb 11 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
New Moon Gathering
An Ethical Humanist recognition of the cycle of the seasons, focusing on creativity and what is new. One hour for a structured gathering, then 30 minutes (optional) for social time to get to know one[...]

Issues & Service

Feb
2
Tue
7:45 pm Becoming a More Effective Anti-R...
Becoming a More Effective Anti-R...
Feb 2 @ 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm
Becoming a More Effective Anti-Racist
Have you felt frustrated when trying to engage in productive conversations about race with friends, family, and coworkers whose racial views you find problematic?  This workshop’s aimed especially at white anti-racists who want to improve[...]
Feb
7
Sun
3:00 pm Who Will Be Your City Council Me...
Who Will Be Your City Council Me...
Feb 7 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Who Will Be Your City Council Member?
Register   Meet the candidates running in the 11th District special election for City Council. Sponsored by nwBronxIndivisible and RYSEC. Candidate Forum: 3-5 pm Ranked Choice Voting Q&A: 5-5:20 pm Download Flyer  
Feb
9
Tue
7:45 pm Becoming a More Effective Anti-R...
Becoming a More Effective Anti-R...
Feb 9 @ 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm
Becoming a More Effective Anti-Racist
Have you felt frustrated when trying to engage in productive conversations about race with friends, family, and coworkers whose racial views you find problematic?  This workshop’s aimed especially at white anti-racists who want to improve[...]
Feb
16
Tue
7:45 pm Becoming a More Effective Anti-R...
Becoming a More Effective Anti-R...
Feb 16 @ 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm
Becoming a More Effective Anti-Racist
Have you felt frustrated when trying to engage in productive conversations about race with friends, family, and coworkers whose racial views you find problematic?  This workshop’s aimed especially at white anti-racists who want to improve[...]

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