Programs for Mar 19-Apr 26

Monday, Mar. 19th – Quarterback Roundtable, 12:30 – 1:30 PM Tom Ricks is our quarterback.
Menu: Green Salad, Roast Chicken with Vegetable Rice, dessert TBD

Friday, Mar. 23rd – Monthly Club Dinner, starting at 5:45 PM
Speaker is Marc Stier, Director of the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center. Topic: “Pennsylvania is Not What You Think it Is.” Stier will focus on how sadly backwards our state is in so many areas of public policy and in our upside-down tax system

The Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center. 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.

Menu: Butternut Squash Soup, Salmon with Wild Rice and Peas, Torta de Santiago (Spanish Almond Cake).

Monday, Mar. 26th – Quarterback Roundtable, 12:30 – 1:30 PM David Freeman is our quarterback.
Menu: Tomato Soup, Mac and Cheese with Salad, dessert TBD

Thursday, Mar. 29th – Luncheon Roundtable, 12:30 – 130 PM
Speaker on Philadelphia poverty is Arley Styer, chief of programs at Episcopal Community Services.

After much club discussion of the pros and cons of policies to curb poverty, our members will get a chance to see poverty from the other side: “The point of view of the poor itself”. In a two-part talk, Philadelphia native Arley Styer, drawing on 15 years working with the poor, will (1) help us grasp what poor families have to go through, and (2) describe the latest approach to guiding poor families step by step out of its debilitating cycle. Styer, who has a masters in law and a masters in social work from Bryn Mawr, is chief of programs for Episcopal Community Services. She is implementing a technique developed in Boston called mobility monitoring.

Menu: TBD

Monday, Apr. 2nd – Quarterback Roundtable, 12:30 – 1:30 PM Alan Penziner is our quarterback.
Menu: TBD

Tuesday, Apr. 3rd – Luncheon Roundtable, 12:20 – 1:30 PM Speaker is Greg Harvey, “What Redistricting Means to You.” Menu: TBD

Monday, Apr. 9th — Quarterback Roundtable, 12:30 – 1:30 PM Palmer Hartl is our quarterback.
Menu: TBD

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.
Menu: TBD

Monday, Apr. 16th — Quarterback Roundtable, 12:30 – 1:30 PM Roberta Kangilaski is our quarterback.
Menu: TBD

Friday, Apr. 20th – 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.

Menu: TBD

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 activated last summer and based at Drexel University. Menu: TBD