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Monday, Feb. 26th — Quarterback Roundtable, 12:30 – 1:30 PM
Palmer Hartl is our quarterback.
Menu: Green Salad, Chicken Paprikash, dessert TBD.
Thursday, Mar. 1st — Luncheon Roundtable, 12:30 – 130 PM
Speaker is Patricia Stewart on “Berlin between the Wars.”
She is a longtime Professor of Art History at the University of the Arts.
Monday, Mar. 5th — Quarterback Roundtable, 12:30 – 1:30 PM
Gresham Riley is our quarterback.
Tuesday, Mar. 6th — Buffet Supper Roundtable, 6:00 PM
Speaker is Malik Neal on “Not A Crime to Be Poor: The Case for Ending Cash Bail.”
Malik Neal is Co-Founder and Vice President of the Board of the Philadelphia Bail Fund, a nonprofit organization founded in 2017 that prevents unnecessary pretrial detention by paying bail for Philadelphians who cannot afford their own bail. The Fund advocates for ending cash bail in Philadelphia.
Monday, Mar. 12th — Quarterback Roundtable, 12:30 – 1:30 PM
Dick Goldberg is our quarterback.
Monday, Mar. 19th — Quarterback Roundtable, 12:30 – 1:30 PM
Tom Ricks is our quarterback.
Friday, Mar. 23rd — Monthly Club Dinner, starting at 5:45 PM
Speaker is Marc Stier, Director of the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center.
This Center is a nonpartisan, statewide research organization that provides independent, credible analysis on state tax, budget, and related policy matters, with attention to the impact of policy proposals on working class families. Mr. Stier has a bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University and a doctorate from Harvard University, both in political science. He has taught at the University of Alaska (Fairbanks), City College of New York, University of North Carolina ( Charlotte),, and Temple University, where he was the associate director of the intellectual Heritage Program. He is the author of numerous papers on political philosophy, the history of political thought and American politics.
Monday, Mar. 26th — Quarterback Roundtable, 12:30 – 1:30 PM
David Freeman is our quarterback
Thursday, Mar. 29th — Luncheon Roundtable, 12:30 – 130 PM
Speaker on Philadelphia poverty is Arlley Styer, chief of programs at Episcopal Community Services.
Thursday, Apr. 12th — Luncheon Roundtable, 12:30 – 1:30 PM
Speaker is Anna O Marley, curator of historical American art and director for the Center of the American Artist.
Her topic: the earliest art academies in history and others in Brazil and Mexico.
Friday, Apr. 20 — Monthly Club Dinner, starting at 5:45 PM
Speaker is ROBERT M. HAUSER, Executive Officer of the American Philosophical Society.
His topic: “Beyond Happy Days! The Wisconsin Longitudinal Study.”
From 2010 to 2017, he served as Executive Director of the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. He is an emeritus Professor of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Dr. Hauser has been an investigator with the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study (WLS) since 1969 and led the study from 1980 to 2010.
The WLS, which began as a study of post-secondary education, has followed the lives of more than 10,000 Wisconsin high school graduates of 1957 for 60 years and has become a national resource for bio-social research on health and retirement.
Thursday, Apr. 26th — Luncheon Roundtable, 12:30 – 1:30 PM
Speaker is Harry Philbrick, founder of a new art organization Philadelphia Contemporary,
Philbrick previously headed PAFA’s museum. He will talk about the new organization that was active last summer and will be based at Drexel University.