Unpacking Ableism

We continue our month’s theme of “Widening the Circle” with a talk by an Ethics for Children alum (Northern Virginia Ethical Society), Dr. Rachel Kallem Whitman.  She writes this about her talk: Grab your wallet and take out a one-dollar bill and a...

W.E.B. Du Bois: Will the Truth Set You Free?

The author of the address is Dr. W.E.B. Du Bois, who spoke to a group at the New York Society for Ethical Culture on February 7, 1949. (Thanks to Carolyn Parker for finding the text of Dr. Du Bois’ talk!) This very timely address pertains especially to the need...

Striving to See

How the Camera Becomes a Vehicle Towards Expansion and Unlearning Ethical Culture has a rich history of photographers and documentarians who used the camera towards humanistic ends. Christian Hayden shares how he sought to transform the male gaze into something that...

Create Educational Equity

For Students in Prison By Restoring the Tuition Assistance Program Racism is a scourge in our society. Education is transformative. Nowhere is this more true than in our prisons. Please join us for an illuminating panel discussion.  The Riverdale-Yonkers Society for...

Opening to Joy

The holidays that dominate December tend to emphasize joy.  But joy isn’t easy for everyone.  How is joy related to living the ethical life?  Here is what Felix Adler, founder of the first Ethical Society, said about ethical living and joy: “They who make...

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