Topic: Diversity

March 24 East Africa: A Study in Positive Thinking

Kelly Armor likes to say she went to study traditional music in East Africa because she was “a frustrated classical flute player looking for an alternative.” She lived with families in Kenya and Tanzania from 1986-1988 and learned the songs, culture,  and the Swahili language.  … read more.

March 24 East Africa: A Study in Positive Thinking

Kelly Armor likes to say she went to study traditional music in East Africa because she was “a frustrated classical flute player looking for an alternative.” She lived with families in Kenya and Tanzania from 1986-1988 and learned the songs, culture,  and the Swahili language.  … read more.

February 17 We Drew a Circle

This month’s theme, “Inclusion” is bigger than acceptance, bigger than welcome. Edwin Markham, in his poem Outwitted, celebrates the victory of inclusion over exclusion, of love over hate, name calling and oppression. Musician: Jackson Froman.

February 10 Open Your Hearts

St. Valentine’s Day is advertised as a day for love between two people… spouses, perhaps other relatives. When I was in elementary school we would make valentines for everybody in the class, whether we liked them or not. How wide can you open your heart … read more.

February 3 Deja Vu All Over Again 

Our February theme of “Inclusion” kicks-off with a light hearted talk/slide show that looks at the role Lower Parade Street played in early immigration. Remarkably, that neighborhood is still playing the same role today. While not serious history, this has an important message about the … read more.

October 28 Unafraid

Tyler Titus won his Erie School Board seat to become the first openly transgender person ever elected in Pennsylvania. Service Coordinator: Annette Krusewicz.