A Daily Lift – September 23, 2020

Good Morning,


I hope that you are doing well!


Happy Fall!


Our “lifts” for today:

From Kathryn Fogle (HR)

The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California has a new podcast called Here and Now at the Huntington that connects their collections to today’s issues and challenges: https://www.huntington.org/verso/2020/09/hear-and-now

If you scroll down the page you will find links to podcasts and posts covering a variety of topics, including this one on Mount Wilson Observatory which has been under threat from the Bobcat fire:



“Farm Aid” will mark its 35th anniversary with a virtual at-home festival experience. Farm Aid 2020 On the Road, will take place on Saturday, Sept. 26, from 8 – 11 pm EDT, and will include performances from more than 20 artists. For details on how to watch and listen, go to: https://www.farmaid.org/festival/about-the-festival/


Penn’s Arthur Ross Gallery is presenting a panel discussion on the removal of monuments throughout the US (and abroad) as symbols of racism and oppression. You can view Monuments and Social Justice on Zoom tomorrow, Thursday, September 24th, 4:00 – 5:30 pm EDT: http://www.arthurrossgallery.org/events/event/monuments-and-social-justice/


On September 17, 2020, the night before the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, passed away, the National Constitution Center awarded the 32nd annual Liberty Medal to her for her efforts to advance liberty and equality for all. To celebrate Justice Ginsburg, the Center aired a video tribute featuring performances by internationally renowned opera singers and tributes from special friends of Justice Ginsburg: https://constitutioncenter.org/liberty-medal/


President Amy Gutmann’s “Statement on the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg”: https://penntoday.upenn.edu/announcements/statement-passing-ruth-bader-ginsburg


Please share some “lifts” to include next week.


Stay safe and healthy!