Welcome to Ethical Culture

"Ethics in Action"
The New York Society for Ethical Culture is a humanist community dedicated to ethics, social justice, and education since 1876. We celebrate life’s joys, support each other through life’s crises, and work to make the world a better place.
Come visit our landmark Meeting House for inspiring Sunday MeetingsEthical Enrichment workshopsfamily programsEthical Action projects, and many other entertaining events.
Learn more about becoming a part of our community and use the links below to keep in touch with us online.


Next Sunday Meeting

09/24/2017 - 11:00am

Malachy will share his experience of growing up in Ireland, including being terrorized by Catholic clergy about sin and hell. As an adult, he no longer subscribes to any organized religion and will describe how liberated his life has become with no deities, gods, or all-powerful beings.

Ethical Blog

Tuesday September 12, 2017

Proposed by the National Leaders Council of the American Ethical Union, March 2017, as amended and passed by the 102nd Assembly of the American Ethical Union, June 2017.

Monday September 11, 2017

September 2017 — The American Ethical Union deplores the reversal of the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program. The reversal of DACA violates the fundamental ethical principle that children ought not to be held responsible for the actions of their parents. Reprehensibly, it instills fear in 800,000 young immigrants who have found protection under DACA, many of whom know no home other than the United States.

Tuesday September 05, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced today that the Trump administration will end DACA, the Obama-era executive order that allows the nearly 1 million children of undocumented immigrants to rem

Monday August 28, 2017

Our September 2017 Ethical Outlook newsletter is now available. Check out the great events we have coming up during the fall!

Monday August 14, 2017

From our friends at Food and Water Watch: Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans are attempting to slash the Environmental Protection Agency bud

A Living Wage for All

Our banner affirms the demand that every person deserves fair and equal pay for their labor not in order to merely survive, but to flourish and enjoy their life with security and dignity.