“The greatest challenge of the day is: how to bring about a revolution of the heart, a revolution which has to start with each one of us?” Dorothy Day (1897-1980) survived the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 to become a social activist who fought for the cause of social justice from within the Roman Catholic Church. She was a controversial figure in life and death. Her life’s example and writings continue to challenge and provoke activism today.

Jane Ellen shares her eclectic interests with Oasis audiences from her island home on Florida’s Space Coast. Specializing in music and entertainment history, she especially enjoys exploring the artist behind the art. Jane’s presentations benefit from her gifts as a storyteller, independent scholar, performer, and composer.