Calendar

Jul 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
(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 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
The Issues and Actions Circle discusses issues of the day from the news, platform or individual interests for the purpose of expressing our thoughts and feelings, learning from others and arriving at constructive activities that[...]
Jul 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Co-created by Village Playback Theater with Personal Stories from the Audience We’ve probably all had moments when we felt we didn’t fit in – experiences in which we have felt excluded, bullied, diminished, objectified –[...]
Jul 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
The Issues and Actions Circle discusses issues of the day from the news, platform or individual interests for the purpose of expressing our thoughts and feelings, learning from others and arriving at constructive activities that[...]
Jul 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
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[...]
Jul 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
The Issues and Actions Circle discusses issues of the day from the news, platform or individual interests for the purpose of expressing our thoughts and feelings, learning from others and arriving at constructive activities that[...]
Jul 29 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture - Library
PLAYBACK THEATRE is an audience participatory experience used in community centers, schools, nonprofits, colleges, conferences and other personal gatherings, to elicit stories which are reflected and enacted by the Theatre members. PLAYBACK THEATRE has been[...]
Jul 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture - Library
This group is a place where we read and discuss books by black authors.  The result is a discussion which helps us express both personal and systemic acts of racism, privilege, and economic self-interest in[...]
Aug 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
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[...]
Aug 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
The Issues and Actions Circle discusses issues of the day from the news, platform or individual interests for the purpose of expressing our thoughts and feelings, learning from others and arriving at constructive activities that[...]
Aug 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
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[...]
Aug 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
The Issues and Actions Circle discusses issues of the day from the news, platform or individual interests for the purpose of expressing our thoughts and feelings, learning from others and arriving at constructive activities that[...]
Aug 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
(c) Adobe, used with permission Brooklyn Ethical member Kim Brandon will lead us in a reflection on ethical living, and guide us into writing a short piece that we can then choose to share or not.  This[...]
Aug 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
The Issues and Actions Circle discusses issues of the day from the news, platform or individual interests for the purpose of expressing our thoughts and feelings, learning from others and arriving at constructive activities that[...]
Aug 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
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[...]
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
The Issues and Actions Circle discusses issues of the day from the news, platform or individual interests for the purpose of expressing our thoughts and feelings, learning from others and arriving at constructive activities that[...]
Sep 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
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[...]
Sep 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
The Issues and Actions Circle discusses issues of the day from the news, platform or individual interests for the purpose of expressing our thoughts and feelings, learning from others and arriving at constructive activities that[...]
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
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[...]
Sep 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
The Issues and Actions Circle discusses issues of the day from the news, platform or individual interests for the purpose of expressing our thoughts and feelings, learning from others and arriving at constructive activities that[...]