Mon 22 Apr

Cuban Missile Crisis: Secrets Revealed (Lecture Series)

George Deutsch, B.A. Virtually all historians agree that during the Cuban Missile Crisis, the worldcame the closest to nuclear war than at any time before or since. Over thecourse of the l... Read More »
Tue 23 Apr

Troopers Teaching Students: Ending the School to Prison Pipeline and Creating Safe Schools

Matt Harris Character Be About It, a transformational evidence-based preventativeprogram, has been designed to put trained active troopers-law enforcementin the classroom to educa... Read More »
Thu 25 Apr

The Fall and Rise of the Soviet Union

Charles Brock, M.Litt. Reagan, Thatcher, John Paul II, Walesa, Gorbachev, and others enabled the fallof the Soviet Union and damaged communism extensively. Putin, with Trump'ssuccor, has rev... 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.