Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

March 4, 2017 | 4:00 p.m. | Sherwood Public Library

22560 SW Pine St., Sherwood OR 97140


Global displacement is on the rise, thanks to intractable conflicts, economics, and climate change. Oregonians have and will continue to see the results of international migration in our neighborhoods. In this conversation, Manuel Padilla, who has worked with refugees in Haiti, Chad, and Washington, DC, asks participants to consider questions of uprootedness, hospitality, identity, perception, and integration and how we might build more informed, responsive, resilient, and vibrant communities. Read more.


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