Next Meetup

Compassion & Justice: How the American Ethical Union Bring Ethics to Life
Join us one Sunday each month to hear from an inspiring speaker who will share information about working to make our community and our world a better place. Topics run the gamut from basic needs to social justice to the environment. This Sunday learn how the American Ethical Union is working to expand the national presence of the Ethical Movement, grow new groups in new locations, and support member Societies in their efforts to engage with their communities to bring about a society that is more caring and fair for all. Hear about the Ethical Movement's longtime commitment to ethical action and how ethical ideals are central to the Union's current efforts to develop programs and activities. We welcome you to participate by listening and engaging in thoughtful dialogue, with a little live music mixed in. We provide the coffee, tea, and a welcoming space for inquiring minds and open hearts to learn from one another. Our guest in January is Bart Worden, Executive Director of the American Ethical Union, the national federation of Ethical Culture and Ethical Humanist Societies, since June 2012, and is also the Clergy Leader of the Ethical Culture Society of Westchester in White Plains, New York. Bart is, in addition, a Social Worker who has worked with programs that help people recover from psychiatric disability. In New York, Bart has been engaging with local groups to confront bias in law enforcement, undo systemic racism, and promote civil rights for all. He is currently working with several people to address the problem of political polarization (and the conflicts that go with it) through guided conversations with politically conservative and politically liberal people from local communities. The program begins at 11 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m., and we'd love it if you'd stay for a beverage and light refreshments after to share your thoughts. For more information about Ethical Culture Society of Silicon Valley, visit our website at: ecssv.org (http://ecssv.org/)

Neutra House

181 Hillview Ave · Los Altos, CA

What we're about

Public Group

We are a democratic fellowship for people seeking a rational, compassionate philosophy of life without regard to belief or non belief in a supreme being. We value the importance of living ethical, responsible, and socially connected lives.

Together, we do service projects that benefit the larger community, including cleaning up the Bay, food sorting, collecting items for the homeless, and helping disadvantaged families.

We welcome people from a variety of religious backgrounds. Some consider themselves humanists, atheists, or agnostics. Our emphasis is on what we DO to make the world a better place individually and together.

We discuss ethical dilemmas that arise in our lives, hold programs to learn about ourselves, each other, and the issues of the day. We seek to be fully engaged in the community and the world.

If you seek social events, social action and a socially-minded community, share your passion and join us!

For more information, visit our website at: ecssv.org (http://ecssv.org/)

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