Wed 1 Feb

JES Digital Program: Still Life A 40 – Longest Coffee Table in the World on a German Autobahn

Michael Schwarze-Rodrian, Dipl. Ing. This is a digital program and can be live streamed on the JES Facebook page. The video will be available on our website afterward.   Germany's industrial heartland ... Read More »
Thu 2 Feb

The Age of Humans (Anthropocene): Satellite View of Human Activity, Climate, and Environment

Joseph Reese, Ph.D. Satellite imagery of Earth clearly shows large-scale products of earth systems and depictions of system interactions, often awesomely so. These orbital perspectives al... Read More »
Mon 6 Feb

(Satellite Location: Fairview) History and Healing: Spotlight on African American Heroes

A Shared Heritage History and Healing: Spotlight on African American Heroes   This presentation will speak to this critical community history project's broad educational, restorative... 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.