Ethical Outlook Newsletter
April 2022
Leader's Message
Dr. Nori Rost: Choosing to Dispel the Darkness
In the face of overlapping crises, we must work together with other good people to create a mighty blaze of justice. Read More
Monthly Theme & Banner
'One Planet, One Chance'

Look for our banner on Central Park West and join our programs exploring this topic throughout the month. Read More
Ethics in Action
Standing With Ukraine in the UES
Thank you to everyone who joined our March 4 protest outside the Russian Consulate. Read More
Tickets on Sale Now: 'Juneteenth: The Struggle Continues' Celebration and Benefit Concert Featuring Sweet Honey in The Rock June 19!
Join us on Sunday, June 19 for a special performance by Sweet Honey in The Rock to benefit Harlem Mothers S.A.V.E. Hosted by Tituss Burgess! Info and Tickets
Video • Youth & Family
Interfaith Dialogue: Young Ethical Explorers' Audrey Kindred at St. Francis College
Youth and Family Programs Director Audrey Kindred spoke with St. Francis College's Tim Nagy about Ethical Humanism and youth education. Read More
American Ethical Union Statement on the Ukraine Crisis
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is a violation of international law, a threat to world peace and stability, and is endangering innocent lives. Read More
The Gift of Giving in 2022
After a pandemic lull, we're aiming to raise $1,000 each month for our partner organizations. Read More
April Partner: Sunrise Movement NYC
In April, we're collecting donations for Sunrise NYC, the local New York City chapter of the national Sunrise Movement. Sunrise are ordinary young people who are scared about what the climate crisis means for the people and places we love. Learn more and give generously!
Open to the Public!
COVID-19 Notice: Mask, photo ID, and proof of COVID-19 vaccination are required for in-person attendance.
Sunday Platform
•Spring Festival: Humanity as a Force of Nature (Hybrid)
11:30am-12:30pm | Read More
•Young Ethical Explorers First Sundays Intergenerational Gathering: Wangari World (Hybrid)
1:30-3:00pm | Read More
•Puffin Interview Series with Dr. Joe Chuman: This Red Land with Arthur Dobrin (Online)
4:00-5:00pm | Read More
Sunday Platform
•Sam Rivera, OnPoint NYC: The Impact of Overdose Prevention Centers (Hybrid)
11:00am-12:15pm | Read More
Ethics and the Theater
•Lungs by Duncan Macmillan (In-Person Only)
1:30-3:00pm | Read More
Sunday Platform
•Leader Joe Chuman: A Glimmer of Light in a Dark Sky (Hybrid)
11:00am-12:15pm | Read More
Film Focus - Discussion
The Power of The Dog (Hybrid)
1:30-3:00pm | Read More
Sunday Platform
•Robert Godfried: An Equitable AmeriCorps Could Tackle the Biggest Problems Facing Our Nation (Hybrid)
11:00am-12:15pm | Read More
Social Service Board Special Event
•Film Screening: Mothers of Bedford (In-Person Only)
1:30-3:00pm | Read More
Watch Past Platform Talks on Youtube!
Visit the Society's Youtube channel to watch past Sunday Platforms, panels, and other events. Make sure to subscribe and hit the notification bell. Watch Now
For questions or to RSVP, please contact Youth Programs Director Audrey Kindred at For more information about our youth and family programming, please visit
•Spring Festival: Humanity as a Force of Nature (Hybrid)
April 3 | 11:00am-12:30pm | Read More
•Young Ethical Explorers First Sundays Intergenerational Gathering: Wangari World (Hybrid)
April 3 | 1:30-3:00pm | Read More
•Eco-Writing Workshop Series: Nature Poetry
April 10 | 11:00am-12:30pm | Read More
•Earth Day Story (Online)
April 17 | 11:00am-12:30pm | Read More
•Earth Day Project
April 24 | 11:00-12:30pm | Read More
COVID-19 Notice: Only fully-vaccinated Society Members are invited to attend weekday hybrid programming in-person, with the exception of Ethics and the Theater, which is open to all vaccinated individuals. Proof of vaccination, photo ID, and mask are required.
•Share and Learn: Topics in Medicine, Mental Health, Science, and Ethics (Online)
Mondays | 11:00am-12:00pm | Read More

1st and 3rd Mondays w/ Dr. Carol Portlock, retired oncologist
2nd and 4th Mondays w/ Dr. Frank Corigliano, clinical psychologist
Gandhi-King Season for Nonviolence Culmination Event (Online)
April 4 | 7:00-8:30pm | Read More
Exploring Ethical Dilemmas
'Difficult Conversations About Aging' with Sandi Sacks (Online)
April 11 | Varies | 7:00-8:30pm | Read More
Ethical Adventures
Easy Walkers: Wave Hill Public Garden and Cultural Center (In-Person Only)
April 5 | 9:30am | Read More & RSVP
•Poetry Circle (Online)
April 6 | *Rescheduled from 1st Tuesdays | 10:30am-12:00pm | Read More
•Tuesdays With Nori
2nd and 4th Tuesdays

April 12 - 7:00-8:00pm (Online) - Read More
April 26 - 1:00-2:00pm (Hybrid) - Read More
•Ethics in the News - Topic TBA (Online)
April 19 | 3rd Tuesdays | 11:00am-12:00pm | Read More
•Midweek Meditation (Online)
Tuesdays | 5:00-5:45pm | Read More
•Amnesty International NYC Groups 9 & 280 Monthly Meeting (Hybrid)
April 19 | 3rd Tuesdays | 6:30-8:00pm | Read More
•Camaraderie and Conversation on Issues Philosophical and Newsworthy w/ Leader Joe Chuman - Topic TBA (Online)
April 19 | 3rd Tuesdays | 7:00-8:00pm | Read More
Exploring Ethical Humanism
'Humanism Beyond Humans' with Leader Joe Chuman (Online)
April 6 | 1st Wednesdays | 7:00-8:00pm | Read More
•Great Literature Discussion (Online - RSVP Required)
1st and 3rd Wednesdays | 7:00-9:00pm

April 6: Mao II by Don DeLillo - Read More
April 20: The Cave by José Saramago - Read More
Social Service Board Special Event
•Film Screening: Mothers of Bedford (In-Person Only)
April 20 | 5:00-6:30pm | Read More
Speaking of Science
'Harnessing the Immune System to Cure Cancer' with Dr. M. Lia Palomba (Online)
April 27 | 7:00-8:00pm | Read More
•Leader's Roundtable Discussions (Hybrid)
Thursdays | 12:00-1:30pm

April 7: The Ethics of Drone Strikes - Readings
April 14: Crimes Against Nature? - Readings
April 21: When Saving the Planet is a Fashion Statement - Readings
April 28: Our Planet, Our Choice - Readings
•Storytelling Circle (Online)
On Hiatus - Returns in May | 1st and 3rd Thursdays | 5:00-6:00pm
•Colloquy - Judging and Pre-Judging (Online)
April 14 | 2nd Thursdays | 5:00-6:00pm | Read More
•Proactive Meditation and Deep Listening (Online)
April 1 and 15 | 1st and 3rd Fridays | 10:00-11:00am | Read More
Ethics and the Theater
Lungs by Martin Macmillan (In-Person Only)
April 8 | 2nd Fridays | 7:00-9:00pm | Read More
Earth Day: Requiem for Gaia (In-Person Only)
April 23 | 7:00-9:00pm | Info & Tickets
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