Sherman Wooden, President of the Center for Anti-Slavery Studies, will be signing copies of his book “The Place I Call Home” in Scranton tomorrow afternoon...


Sherman Wooden, President of the Center for Anti-Slavery Studies, will be signing copies of his book “The Place I Call Home” at the Lackawanna Historical Society’s Catlin House located at 232 Monroe Avenue in Scranton tomorrow afternoon, on Sunday, March 25, at 2 p.m.

Mr. Wooden is President of the Center for Anti-Slavery Studies and was formerly the director of Multicultural Affairs at The University of Scranton. In the past he was a lecturer at Catholic University and Howard University. He currently serves on several boards, including Friends of the Weinberg Library Advisory Board, the Board of Trustees of Lincoln University, and the Board of Friendship House in Scranton.

Mr. Wooden has also served on the Pennsylvania Governor’s Advisory Commission for African American Affairs, the Pennsylvania State Board of Education, and as President of the Council on Community Affairs as well as the Old Mill Village Museum. Sherman Wooden remains a dedicated community leader and frequently provides information about the role of the Underground Railroad and African American population in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

For more information please contact the Lackawanna Historical Society at 344-3841. The event is free and open to the public.