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Sunday Meeting: Black Art and the Ethics of Disruption @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Jul 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Sunday Meeting: Black Art and the Ethics of Disruption @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
(c) Adobe. Used with permission. In his talk, Black Art and the Ethics of Disruption, Joe Tolbert Jr. will explore the ways that Black expressive culture enacts an ethics of disruption and the impact that[...]
Jul 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Sunday Meeting: Queer Safe(r) Space:  Black Church Concerts @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
From our Intern Clergy Leader, Jé Exodus Hooper:  Homosexuality in the Black church could be considered by many an intersectionality of the sacred and profane. Secularist and the religious community agree on the antithetical positionality[...]
Decolonized Eyes: Embodied Engagement with Experience @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Aug 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Decolonized Eyes: Embodied Engagement with Experience @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
This platform explores an ethical approach to engaging art for the purposes of justice. In it, we explore strategies for disrupting the colonial gaze when engaging the experiences of people of color as expressed through[...]
Humanitas: The making of a film and fellowship @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Aug 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Humanitas: The making of a film and fellowship @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
Jé Hooper, our summer intern, and upcoming Ethical Culture Leader, offers a panel discussion with the staff and cast of Humanitas. Join Storäe Michele, the Society’s own black female director, and screenwriter, as she moderates[...]
Music Speaks Louder Than Words @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Aug 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Music Speaks Louder Than Words @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
Consider how music often motivates us to move — and has often been used in social justice work to communicate and motivate in ways that simple words and speeches do not. Join us for a[...]
Turning Dreams and Visions Into Reality @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Sep 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Turning Dreams and Visions Into Reality @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
This colloquy, facilitated by Dora Gray, Ph.D., was inspired by the document, A Humanist Manifesto,  originally written in 1933 with revisions occurring in 1973 and 2003. A manifesto is a statement published by a person or[...]
Our Part in This World @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Our Part in This World @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
Watch Lily Rivkin’s compelling documentary “Heather Booth: Changing the World ”  about this Chicagoan’s lifelong social activism.   Reflect on the personal, cultural and community-changing  paths we each have taken in this world. Consider reading our founding EC Leader’s[...]
Vision: Repair, Repentance, Renewal @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Sep 16 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Vision: Repair, Repentance, Renewal @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
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[...]
Is There Room at the Table for … Fascists? @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Is There Room at the Table for … Fascists? @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
We often sing a song: “There’s Room at the Table for Everyone.”  But do we need to include those whose values are not only contradictory, but whose values include destroying so much that we hold[...]
A More Beautiful and Terrible History @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Sep 30 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
A More Beautiful and Terrible History @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
Award-winning historian Jeanne Theoharis debunks contemporary imaginings of the civil rights movement in her new book, A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History. By showing how the movement[...]
Songs of the Sanctuary (a Colloquy) @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Oct 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Songs of the Sanctuary (a Colloquy) @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
This colloquy, facilitated by Dora Gray, Ph.D., is about the music desired at our gatherings here at Brooklyn Ethical.  What inspires you? What would you like to hear? Would you prefer to sit and listen to music,[...]
Charley Horwitz Platform @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Oct 14 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Charley Horwitz Platform @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
The Charley Horwitz Platform celebrates community building through peaceful resolutions, activism, and inclusion. The annual event is named for the late BSEC president Charley Horwitz. The celebration kicks off at 11am at the Brooklyn Society[...]