Wed 8 Feb

America250PA: The 250th Anniversary of the United States and Pennsylvania's leading Role in the National Effort

Cassandra Coleman, B.A. Pennsylvania is THE birthplace of democracy! Almost 250 years ago, 13 colonies convened in Philadelphia to sign the Declaration of Independence — a document that con... Read More »
Thu 9 Feb

(Satellite Location: East Erie) Shadow Pandemic: Examining Erie's Domestic Violence During Covid-19

Christopher Magno, Ph.D. Shadow Pandemic: Examining Erie's Domestic Violence During Covid-19   The presentation discusses the trends and nature of domestic violence in Erie during the pande... Read More »
Fri 10 Feb

The State of Erie County's Economy explained by Erie Leading Index (ELI)

Kenneth Louie, Ph.D. How is Erie faring under the Federal Reserve's monetary policy? Do Erie renters fare better than elsewhere in the U.S.? If you are interested in Erie County's economic... 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.