December 2nd. More than 100 people packed the meeting room at St. Mathew’s Cathedral for a “listening session” on immigration with D.C. Attorney General Carl Racine. Much of the crowd was made up of undocumented immigrants. WES members, Patti Abshire, Katheryn O’Kester, Ross Wells, … read more.
A note from Jé Hooper, Leader in Training, New York Society for Ethical Culture
Over the past few years, as I have served in the Ethical Culture Society through sharing platforms and hosting events centered in love and justice, I have been uniquely inspired by the … read more.
What have our national organizations done for us lately? Plenty!
It’s easy for us at WES to get us-focused, thinking mostly about what happens within our four walls and without our own congregational system. But of course we are connected to two national movements–first, and at … read more.
Humanitas Film Premiere February 23, 2019
All are invited to the premiere of Humanitas: A Conscious Coloring of Kindness, a film by AEU Mossler Fellow Jé Hooper. He re-imagines the inspiring relationship between Ethical Culture founder Felix Adler and activist-scholar W.E.B. DuBois through poetry, music, and dance. Watch the … read more.
As I sit in my office, the low winter sun long since set and the darkness close around me, I think about how special this time of year is, how much I treasure the mystery and serenity, helping me focus inward and connect with others.
One … read more.
Wednesday, November 28
Winter Festival – all the details!
Winter Festival is almost here!
Sunday, December 9 promises to be a magical day at WES…and one that will go quite a bit differently than a usual Sunday. Here’s the plan for the day:
9:30am – NO PLATFORM
10:45am – Teen … read more.
Dear WES community,
I’m writing this blog to share some big news with you: I have requested, and been granted, a leave of absence from my internship through January so that I can follow a call to immediate activism. This is an unusual step for an … read more.
WES Blog — November 20, 2018
Share Family Stories…Not Family Anxiety!
Many of us are preparing to join family for holiday meals, whether for Thanksgiving or for the December holidays. And I’m sure we’re all packing up our suitcases with plenty of spare sweatshirts in case it gets … read more.
I am writing on behalf of the ARAOMC Assessment team. We appreciate your engagement with us during the membership meeting. We are looking forward to hosting the discussion groups that we announced at the meeting. We have heard feedback that our roll out of … read more.
The Anti-Racism, Anti-Oppressive, Multicultural (ARAOMC) Audit Team has been busy!
In line with the 2018-2019 WES Focus Goals, we examined WES’ processes and organizational structure over a period of time and have created a ten-page report full of our observations and recommendations. We’d greatly appreciate your … read more.