Wed 28 Jul

As America's Longest War Comes to an End, What does the future hold for Afghanistan?

Baher Ghosheh, Ph.D. President Biden is withdrawing the last remaining troops from Afghanistan by 9/11 of this year. The US having spent 20 years, over $1 trillion and sacrificed thousan... Read More »
Thu 19 Aug

The Global Plastics Crisis: Causes, Consequences, and Solutions

Sarah Bennett , M.S. Plastic has been found just about everywhere on Earth, including the deepest trench in the ocean, the highest mountain, and even in our own bodies. There are many st... 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.