College of Arts and Sciences, Drexel University By pursuing excellence in research and scholarship, the College of Arts and Sciences educates its students to become ethical professionals and citizens with knowledge of and appreciation for the fundamental interactions among the humanities and the sciences in a fast-changing, challenging, and diverse world. We thank them for hosting the final Thomas Paine panel as well as the reception following on June 8, 2009.
The Historical Society of Pennsylvania is an independent research library, providing a vital gateway to historical resources and understanding. HSP preserves and explores the history of the origins, development, and diversity of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and the nation, discovering the past and inspiring the future. We thank them for hosting two of our Thomas Paine lectures.
Henry George School Philadelphia and birthplace museum, located at 413 South 10th Street, educates students on why political economy is superior to economics as the key to understanding and building a peaceful and sustainable planet. The Henry George School of Social Science, located in New York City, has been educating students on political economy and social philosophy since 1932. They have been vocal champions of Thomas Paine’s work and ideas for many years.
Office of College and Career Awareness of the School District of Philadelphia works to provide programs and services to assist students in preparing for the knowledge-based economy. They recognize every child’s potential for post secondary success and strive to provide resources, without prejudice, to students, school staff, parents and the community to raise expectations and motivate each student to pursue dreams, realize talents, and achieve academic and career success. We thank them for arranging our Thomas Paine presentations at Philadelphia area high schools.
St. Peter’s Church is celebrating it’s 250 anniversary and looks very much as it did when Thomas Paine lived in Philadelphia. Among the events planed for the “Faith in Action for 250 Years” celebration is a reception and dinner on Saturday, May 2nd with special guest Sam Waterston. For more information, visit the new “250th anniversary” page on our site. We thank them for being host to one of our Thomas Paine lectures.