Northern Virginia Ethical Society

"Act so as to bring out the best in others, and thereby in yourself"
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The Northern Virginia Ethical Society is a member of the American Ethical Union (AEU). The AEU is physically headquartered in New York City. The AEU is a voluntary association of ethical societies that are located throughout the country.

The AEU provides lay leadership training, supports the development of new ethical Leaders, encourages the growth of existing and new ethical societies, assists societies in Sunday school development, and runs national programs for teens. It is governed by an elected Board of Directors and an annual Assembly representing the member societies.

Currently, more than twenty societies belong to the AEU and several more are in formation.

The AEU is also affiliated with the International Humanist and Ethical Union, which includes groups from around the globe.