Calendar

Jan 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Back to School: An Examination of Public Education, with Anne Klaeysen @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
Last year was the centennial of the publication of John Dewey’s classic, “Democracy & Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education.” Similar in many ways to Ethical Culture founder Felix Adler’s pedagogy, this pragmatic[...]
Feb 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Platform Meeting - Not a Fit Place: Black Women in the Abolitionist Movement @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
Honoring Black History Month: Black women were among the courageous many who opposed the institution of slavery in America and worked for its end.  They fought not only slavery, but assumptions that the speaker’s lectern was[...]
Platform Meeting – Sankofa! Honoring Black Lives! @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Feb 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Platform Meeting - Sankofa!  Honoring Black Lives! @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
Sankofa is an African word from the Akan tribe in Ghana. The literal translation of the word and the symbol is “it is not taboo to fetch what is at risk of being left behind.”[...]
Platform Meeting – Ethical Hero: Frederick Douglass @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Feb 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Platform Meeting - Ethical Hero: Frederick Douglass @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
Honoring Black History Month: Frederick Douglass, one of the finest orators and inspirational writers of the 19th century, began his life enslaved. In the abolitionist movement, he was living testimony that the slaveholders’ excuse for[...]
Feb 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Platform Meeting - Economic Democracy: Transformational Impact in Brooklyn @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
The long known principle of cooperation as a path to liberation was articulated by W. E. B. DeBois in a piece he wrote in 1907. Honoring his life and connecting his work to present day[...]
Mar 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Platform Meeting - Feminist Freethinkers: Radical Rebels @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
While feminism and freethought are separate causes, there is significant overlap. The feminist movement has sometimes marginalized freethinkers “for the good of the cause,” and feminism hasn’t always been welcomed with open arms within freethought[...]
Mar 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Platform Meeting - Songs in Celebration of Women's History Month @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
On this Sunday, the Brooklyn Women’s Chorus with Bev Grant will help us celebrate Women’s History Month with songs celebrating women and their struggle for freedom and justice. The Brooklyn Women’s Chorus is celebrating their 20th[...]
Platform Meeting – Racism and Sexism: Pathetic History @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Mar 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Platform Meeting - Racism and Sexism: Pathetic History @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
Women experience racism somewhat differently than men do, and white women experience sexism differently from women of color. Movements for women’s rights were historically mostly dominated by white women, often focused on issues relevant primarily[...]