Tue 9 Jul

Screening of the National Geographic Documentary: Paris to Pittsburgh

Baher Ghosheh, Ph.D. As the film's narrator, Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actress andactivist Rachel Brosnahan, star of the hit series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,puts it: "Paris to P... Read More »
Thu 11 Jul

The Inclusive Economy: How to Bring Wealth to America's Poor

Michael Tanner Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute Michael Tanner will discuss ideas fromhis new book, The Inclusive Economy: How to Bring Wealth to America's Poor.Ignoring the tradi... Read More »
Mon 15 Jul

The Whiskey Rebellion: New Problems for a New Nation in Frontier Western Pennsylvania

Richard Arthur M.A. The new nation faced several problems in the first thirty years under theConstitution. The first of these occurred in frontier Western Pennsylvania asa group of citize... 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.