Tue 26 Jan

Strategies for De-escalation and Improving Mental Health

In this part 3 of the JCLA Business Speaker Series: Resources for Building Resiliency during Uncertain Times, please join Mandy Fauble, director of Clinical Care Se... Read More »
Wed 27 Jan

When the British Attacked the Capitol: The crisis of 1814

Alan Taylor, Ph.D. This talk will examine the means and motives of the British invasion of the Chesapeake and explain why they burned the Capitol, White House, and other selected targets... Read More »
Thu 28 Jan

Examining the Biden Inauguration Address: What He Said and What It Means when It Comes to the American Story

Charles Brock, M.Litt. What roles do presidential inaugural addresses play in how we – as in, We, The People – see America and how we tell the story of America? What does it mean to have... Read More »

Advancing Community Progress in Erie, Pennsylvania

The Jefferson Educational Society (JES) of Erie is a nonprofit institution where conversations commence and ideas take action. We were founded to promote civic enlightenment and community progress for the Erie Region through the study, research, and discussion of those ideas and events that have influenced the human condition. The Society offers courses, seminars, and lectures which explain the central ideas that have formed the past, assist in exploring the present, and offer guidance to enhance the civic future of the Erie Region.