Calendar

Mar 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
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[...]
Mar 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
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[...]
Mar 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Image (c) Jone Johnson Lewis The current landscape: anti-choice lawmakers in the White House, Congress and state legislatures across the country attempting to dismantle reproductive rights and access. These changes target those populations that are[...]
Apr 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Every emotion, including anger, is part of our personal natural alarm system. Anger is a kind of human wisdom, warning us of a threat or of injustice. If we ignore, dismiss, or suppress our anger,[...]
Apr 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
In a polarized nation, these are difficult times. Under what circumstances do people really open to a shift or even transformation of their perspective? The founders of the Ethical movement had a dream of Ethical[...]
Apr 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
What can ethical humanists make of the Christian story of sacrifice and the Jewish story of liberation, and other religious stories centered on spring?  Each has a different way of expressing a concept of birth, renewal,[...]
Apr 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
In honor of National Poetry Month The Brooklyn Society Writers Presents “Your Silence Will Not Protect You.” It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those[...]
Apr 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Christian Hayden, Mossler Fellow this year of the American Ethical Union, will lead attendees in an evolving exercise, that explores how we can become more grounded, and leave a space more connected than we entered.[...]
Apr 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
In honor of National Poetry Month, The Brooklyn Society Writers presents their annual poetry platform.  Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on[...]
Apr 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
How our compassion can emerge for the long haul of a lifetime. Lucia Gomez is an apprentice with Universal Partnership and an organizer with the Laborers Union. She cultivates her capacity to approach her activism[...]
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 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[...]
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 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 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[...]
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 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 16 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
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[...]