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Society updates in response to COVID-19. (https://ethicalfocus.org/our-societys-statement-on-covid-19/)

The Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County (https://ethicalfocus.org/), in Teaneck, NJ, was founded in 1953 as a progressive, humanistic community and is part of the American Ethical Union which was founded in New York City in 1873 by Felix Adler. Ethical Culture puts ethics, human flourishing, social justice and political action at the center of the search for a meaningful life.

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Upcoming events (5)

Job Club - for job seekers and career changers

Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County

This event will be held via Zoom. Please email host Anne Wallman ([masked]) for the Zoom link. Every Sunday at 2 pm the Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County is holding a free Job Club--a support group for job seekers and career changers. The group meets for 1.5 hours and is led by professional career consultant and recruiter Anne Wallman. Participants share ideas and experiences, critique each other's resumes and cover letters, explore opportunities that might be good options, network with each other, learn how to market themselves via social media, and take part in mini-workshops designed to help in their job search. Share your stories and receive encouragement and comments from the group. Explore strengths and weaknesses, opportunities and threats to employment. All job seekers and career changers are welcome. Please RSVP to let us know if you will be attending.

Mindfulness at Midday: Meditation, Movement, and Discussion Group

This meeting will be held via Zoom. Email host Dwight Panozzo ([masked]) for the Zoom link. In addition, the link will be in the Weekly Announcements email to members and posted on the members-only Facebook page. Mindfulness at Midday uses a secular and evidence-based series of mindfulness protocols, such as the ones developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn in his Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Meetings will begin with a brief overview of our plan for the session, including a check-in with all participants regarding their goals for the session. Then we enter into a lightly guided meditation, followed by very basic Hatha Yoga or other gentle movements. Participants then may share challenges they are facing and help each other develop mindful communication to both resolve current challenges and to develop better communication skills. Suggested contribution of $10 to defray costs. Further information: www.dwightpanozzophd.com

Platform: The Social and Economic Problems Revealed by the Pandemic

Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County

Dan Rosenblum, Social Action Committee chair, and Anne Wallman, an employment specialist and president-elect of the Displaced Homemakers of New Jersey Network, will discuss the non-medical ills brought to light by the pandemic and in of need attention. This platform will be held via Zoom. The link will be in the Weekly Announcements emailed to members and posted on the members-only Facebook page. In addition, you may obtain the link by emailing [masked].

Job Club - for job seekers and career changers

Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County

This event will be held via Zoom. Please email host Anne Wallman ([masked]) for the Zoom link. Every Sunday at 2 pm the Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County is holding a free Job Club--a support group for job seekers and career changers. The group meets for 1.5 hours and is led by professional career consultant and recruiter Anne Wallman. Participants share ideas and experiences, critique each other's resumes and cover letters, explore opportunities that might be good options, network with each other, learn how to market themselves via social media, and take part in mini-workshops designed to help in their job search. Share your stories and receive encouragement and comments from the group. Explore strengths and weaknesses, opportunities and threats to employment. All job seekers and career changers are welcome. Please RSVP to let us know if you will be attending.

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