September 2017


"Welcome - What Does it Mean to be a People of Welcome" - Rev. Don Garrett, Presenter
Please join us for a small group themed discussion on what does it mean to be a people of welcome.


"Court-appointed Special Advocate Program" - Erin Heffernan, Dir. Lehigh County CASA, Presenter
The CASA program provides consistent, credible and trained volunteers who investigate, facilitate, monitor and advocate for Lehigh County's abused and neglected children in juvenile dependency court. Volunteers are appointed by judges to watch over and advocate for this vulnerable population which in turn helps the Court make sound decisions. Beth Taylor will speak of her experience as a volunteer.


"Something is Eternal: The Enduring Appeal of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town" - Tom Repasch, Presenter
This simple but profound play about small town New England life was written in 1938 and has become an American classic, performed all over the world by students and celebrated actors alike. It has been filmed several times and has been an inspiration for countless works by other playwrights. Veteran playgoer Tom Repasch will draw on video clips, music and historical narrative to tell how this work of art was created and why it is so beloved.


"Where to Invade Next" 2015 Documentary by Michael Moore - Cari Poole, Presenter
In this eye-opening and funny intro segment, we will travel to Italy, France and Finland to find answers to Michael Moore's question, what can America learn from these countries' heartcentered approach to justice, education and their commitment to elevating the dignity of all human kind? 1 of 3 segments.


 Note: Forum topics are subject to change