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. Executive Director, Bart Worden, will speak about the Ethical Movement's longtime commitment to ethical action and how ethical ideals are central to the Union's current efforts to develop new programs and activities.
Bart Worden has been the Executive Director of the American Ethical Union, the national federation of Ethical Culture and Ethical Humanist Societies, since June of 2012, and is also the Clergy Leader for the Ethical Culture Society of Westchester in White Plains. Bart is, in addition, a Social Worker who has worked with programs that help people recover from psychiatric disability. In his role as executive director, Bart has been working to raise the public profile of the Ethical Movement and Ethical Societies, grow the movement through the formation of new Ethical Humanist groups, expand program and training services for Ethical Societies and their members, and develop avenues for fundraising to ensure a firm financial footing for the Ethical Movement.