Underground Railroad Lecture Series Scheduled for Delaware Valley University's Center for Learning in Retirement
Doylestown resident Doreen Stratton will present, "Out From Slavery," a three-part journey.
On Monday, June 7, and the following two Mondays of June 14 and June 21, Doylestown resident Doreen Stratton will present, "Out From Slavery," a three-part journey that begins in Africa and concludes with her family's legacy that spans three generations. "Out From Slavery" is offered through Delaware Valley University's Center for Learning in Retirement (CLR), which is scheduled in the University's Spring 2021 CLR online brochure. This past April, she presented, "Women Military Nurses of Vietnam," a class that featured profiles of the first two female casualties in that war.
Stratton launched "Out From Slavery" in 2015 to audiences at historical societies, schools, houses of worship, nonprofit organizations, museums, and senior residential communities.
"Traveling to the Motherland in 1999 was for me, the first time I became aware of my African roots and the connection to my American ancestry," said Stratton. "This class in June will also shine a light on Juneteenth, an African American celebration proclaimed in Texas on June 19, 1865."
Learn More and Become a CLR Member:
Delaware Valley University's Center for Learning in Retirement (CLR), located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, offers classes hosted by individuals who volunteer their expertise on a variety of subjects. CLR members are retired and semi-retired people who have an interest in lifelong learning. Summer 2021 is now open for CLR membership. For more information regarding classes and membership, contact the University at 215.489.4990, or email email@example.com. To learn more about the upcoming class, please contact Doreen Stratton at 215.348.3762.