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Platform: TED Talk: What Makes a Good Life?

Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County meetinghouse 687 Larch Avenue, Teaneck, NJ

What does it mean to lead a good life? Can a good life be inwardly focused, or does it require us to have a web of relationships to others? We will watch one of the most popular TED talks of all time, "How To Lead a Good Life,” by Robert Waldinger,  psychiatrist and Zen priest, […]

Clothing Drive for Helpsy

Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County meetinghouse 687 Larch Avenue, Teaneck, NJ

Bring your unneeded clothes, shoes, sheets, tablecloths, and other textiles to our Helpsy Clothing Drive, sponsored by the Social Action Committee. Bins to receive your donations will be available on the meetinghouse grounds.  Alex Husted, a founder of the nonprofit Helpsy, was a platform speaker in February, 2020, when he pointed out that over 85 […]

Platform: The Ukrainian and Southern Border Refugee Crises

Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County meetinghouse 687 Larch Avenue, Teaneck, NJ

We will share a 25-minute informational news story that covers the Ukranian and Southern Border refugee issues, and then have an open discussion facilitated by Social Action Chair Anne Wallman. The Social Action Committee is also offering this morning a clothing drive for Helpsy, 9:30 am to 2 pm, and a BYO lunch and Reclaim […]

Platform: Ukraine Solidarity Circle

Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County meetinghouse 687 Larch Avenue, Teaneck, NJ

Since February, when the Russian Army violated international law and invaded a sovereign nation, the people of Ukraine have endured multiple atrocities and war crimes under the authoritarian regime of Vladimir Putin. Despite unprecedented international sanctions and a strong Ukrainian resistance, the violence continues and civilians are being slaughtered. Although this is a time of […]

Platform: Youth Forum: Building a Biocentric World

Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County meetinghouse 687 Larch Avenue, Teaneck, NJ

Our Society's youth employment program, Applied Biocentrism, is composed of young adults from across the area. After several weeks of work, what new insights have they gained about how the world operates? What is their individual vision for a greener, more inclusive, and more connected world? Join us as we listen to the voices of young adults as […]