Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

February 16, 2017 | 7:00 p.m.

Salem Public Library Foundation, 585 Liberty St. SE, Salem

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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