When:
May 31, 2020 @ 11:00 am
2020-05-31T11:00:00-04:00
2020-05-31T11:15:00-04:00
Where:
Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture
4450 Fieldston Road
Bronx
NY 10471
Cost:
Most weeks, voluntary donations are split between the work of the Society and an organization whose work in the world honors human worth.

As a people, we are facing some really hard times. With the spread of the coronavirus more and more of us are confined to our homes (if we have them), unable to work, unable to shop, unable to engage in even the most basic forms of social contact. That is not only creating stress for individuals, it’s also affecting the whole economy in major ways. Meanwhile, as the coronavirus outbreak spreads into more vulnerable populations individuals with fewer resources are increasingly hard hit. What are we to do? And how can we have an impact when we are needing to stay at home?

Bart WordenBart Worden, our speaker for the day, has been the Executive Director of the American Ethical Union, the national federation of Ethical Culture and Ethical Humanist Societies, since 2012. Bart is, in addition, the clergy leader for the Ethical Culture Society of Westchester, and is a Social Worker who has worked with programs that help people recover from psychiatric disability.

Our Ethics Matters theme for May is Thresholds: the practice of stepping into the unknown with courage, of bravely leaving behind what no longer serves us well.

How to Participate

On Android, iOS, Windows, Mac

  • Click on this link: Join Zoom Meeting or start your app and enter the Meeting ID: 718 548 4445
  • First time:  Download Zoom Mobile Apps for iPhone or Android / Download Zoom Client for Meetings
  • Black bar with pictures of microphone (labeled Mute) and camera (labeled Stop Video) plus two arrowsVideo: We can see you if you have a camera in your phone or laptop and have it turned on.  If you’re using a phone, the experience is better if you turn your phone horizontally and place it on some books or other surface to point it at your face.  If you get a message that your internet connection is unstable, you may want to try STOP VIDEO.  Also stop video, please, if there is distracting activity at your location.
  • Sound: If you’re using a desktop or laptop, after you log in, you can choose your computer microphone or the option of using your phone for sound (phone audio). Click the arrow next to the microphone (“Mute”) at the bottom of your screen if you aren’t automatically offered the choice.
    • If you choose phone audio, phone numbers will be offered, along with the Meeting and Participant IDs you will be prompted to enter after you make the call.
    • If you’re using computer audio, be sure your microphone is plugged in, turned on, and selected, if it is not automatically on.

On Telephone Only

  • Dial a number from the list below and, when prompted, enter Meeting ID: 718 548 4445
  • You’ll be asked to identify yourself, so we know who is participating.
  • Suggested call-in numbers:
    +1 646 876 9923 US (New York)
    +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
    +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
    +1 253 215 8782 US
    +1 301 715 8592 US
    +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
  • For other locations, find your number here: https://zoom.us/u/abfkzcdS8S

We look forward to seeing you!

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