Mon 27 Jan

The 2020 Census: What You Should Expect...Fairview

Nancy Agostine, B.A. What is April 1? Yes, it's April Fool's Day, but in 2020 it's also Census Day. Buthow and why did the Census begin? How is data collected, and what is it usedfor? What... Read More »
Tue 28 Jan

Great Books 2020

Corrine Egan, B.A. Tuesdays, beginning 1.28, 4 to 5:30 p.m. // JeffersonJoin our Great Books Reading and Discussion Program as we exploreanthologies include many Western classics—the o... Read More »
Tue 28 Jan

Western PA Militia Musket and It's Erie Connection-Edinboro

David Hanes, B.S. The lineage of what President Eisenhower termed the military-industrialcomplex can be traced to the mid-1790s when Congress authorized thedevelopment of our national a... 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.