Fri 3 Apr

LIVESTREAM: Practicing Mindfulness through Meditation-- Part Two

Penny Mechley-Porter Join us Friday at noon on Facebook Live for part two of the Jefferson's mediation exercises taught by Penny Mechley-Porter, NCC, LPC!   This program will continu... Read More »
Tue 7 Apr

The Era of Plastics in Erie County

Paul Roche, M.B.A. Often referred to as the 'birthplace' of the plastics industry (a distinction alsoclaimed by Leominster, Massachusetts, and Chicago), the northwestern regionof Pennsyl... Read More »
Mon 13 Apr

How to be Happy: The Modern Science of Life Satisfaction-Fairview

David Frew Returning to his organizational psychology roots, Dr. David Frew, explores thescience and art of experiencing happiness. Dr. Frew was an early leader inthe fields of j... 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.