Calendar

Jan 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
The Encampment for Citizenship - An Experience in Participatory Democracy @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
The Encampment for Citizenship, founded in 1946 by Ethical Culture Leader Algernon D. Black and Alice (“Nanny”) Pollitzer, a prominent civic leader, offered an opportunity for “young adults of many religious, racial, social and national[...]
Newcomers Supper @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture - Library
Jan 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Newcomers Supper @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture - Library
6:30 pm
Curious about the Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture and what we do? If you’ve been wondering about the Brooklyn Ethical society and community, this is an opportunity to learn more, ask questions, and get to[...]
Feb 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Stirrings: How Activist New Yorkers Ignited a Movement for Food Justice @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
Speaker: Lana Dee Povitz and Kathy Goldman Presider: Rebecca Lurie Featuring Music by: The Brooklyn Women’s Chorus Author Lana Dee Povitz talks with the book’s most featured protagonist, Kathy Goldman. The stories touch the range[...]
Celebrate Lantern Festival 2020 @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Feb 8 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Celebrate Lantern Festival 2020 @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
4:00 pm
Ever imagine that you can make your own lanterns? We will do it together and light up the out-door garden of BSEC. Using wires and paper, you can create a Rat lantern to celebrate the[...]
Resistance and Resilience @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Feb 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Resistance and Resilience @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
The presentation will provide a brief timeline on enslavement and legislated freedom in New York State; the perils of life in the North; first-hand accounts of people who were fugitives from Slavery in Brooklyn; the[...]
Feb 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Valentine Art Making for All (Individuals, Couples, Families, and Friends) @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
6:00 pm
On February 11th individuals, couples, families, and friends are all invited to join together to celebrate love and creativity in this unique art-making workshop! Come make artwork for yourself or to gift a loved one.[...]
Exploring the Green New Deal – free study group @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Feb 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Exploring the Green New Deal - free study group @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
6:30 pm
The Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture with the Center for Critical Thought are holding a bi-weekly study/do group on the Green New Deal, exploring issues of both climate and economic justice. Together we aim to[...]
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
John Brown (May 9, 1800 – December 2, 1859), A Catalyst for Change @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
Americans, perhaps more than other nationals, want to believe the best about their country.  The prevailing historical norms generally point to people who stand with little ambiguity relative to the “big picture” of what is America[...]
While She Waits for The Freedom - In honor of Ida B. Wells
11:00 am
2020- African Americans and the Vote The year 2020 marks the centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment and the culmination of the women’s suffrage movement.  The year 2020 also marks the sesquicentennial of the Fifteenth Amendment[...]
Social Justice Book Club @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture - Library
Feb 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Social Justice Book Club @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture - Library
6:00 pm
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[...]
All Ages Game Day @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Feb 29 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
All Ages Game Day @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
3:00 pm
The Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture has a very strong gamers group that meets to play board games twice a month. Some of our members and families have asked if there would be an opportunity[...]
Mar 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Creating a Bullying Free Culture
11:00 am
Research shows that bullying can have severe and lasting consequences; emotional, mental, and academic. In extreme cases, bullying is often a factor in school shootings and youth suicides. Sadly, statistics show that bullying is on[...]