Manuel Padilla, who has worked with internally displaced people, immigrants and refugees, will give a talk May 18 at Marylhurst. 
 

Manuel Padilla, who has worked with internally displaced people, immigrants and refugees, will give a talk May 18 at Marylhurst. 

 

Marylhurst University will host “The Space Between Us: Immigrants, Refugees and Oregon,” a conversation with Manuel Padilla, May 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the Old Library at the university, 17600 Pacific Highway, Marylhurst. 

Padilla has conducted peace work in Haiti, Chad and Washington, D.C., working with internally displaced people, immigrants and refugees. Currently he implements reconciliation workshops in refugee contexts with the Jesuit Refugee Service, works with youths through restorative justice frameworks, and volunteers with Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon’s Circles of Support and Accountability program.

The talk is the final event in the 2016-17 Marylhurst speaker series and is sponsored by Oregon Humanities. Through its Conversation Project, Oregon Humanities offers free programs that engage community members in conversations about ideas influencing daily life and Oregon’s future.

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