Vision: Beyond Enemy Images

If you were in attendance in August when our Leader, Jone Johnson Lewis,  talked about where or how we welcome “fascists” you’ve already heard a little about how labeling can get in the way of treating others ethically. This week, we’ll explore the many ways we create...

A Vision for Community Service

Why Settlement Houses Remain Essential in 2018 Our guest speaker is Nancy Wackstein, Executive Director Emerita, United Neighborhood Houses, and now Director of Community Engagement, Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service.  She’s written about the...

Vision: Aligning Beliefs and Actions

We could all be more ethical than we are. How do your actions align with your vision and values? What wisdom have you learned about aligning visions and values? What still gets in your way?  We’ll use an interactive format that encourages listening to each other....

Vision: Repair, Repentance, Renewal

This month, we’ll be focusing our ethical thoughts on vision. Repair, repentance, and renewal are part of the practice of intentional imagination and commitment to an envisioned future. This week opens our new program season for our Ethical Community, and this...

Building the Beloved Community

What would our world be like if we — individuals and groups — could relate to each other with compassion, respecting the worth and dignity of all, recognize our interconnectedness? Instead, too often we live in a world of divisions, suspicions, and fear. The phrase...

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