The theme of the Wolfington Center's 2014 Lenten Lecture Series is Seeking Unity‑In‑Diversity: A Faith-Based Engagement of Building Bridges Not Walls Between Cultural Communities.
Tuesday nights at 7:15 p.m. from March 11 - April 15, 2014
March 11 at 7:15 p.m., Grace Hall Board Room
Rev. Luis Cortes, President, Esperanza
“Fostering Hope for Latinos through Educational, Political, Social, and Economic Empowerment”
March 18, 7:15 p.m., Grace Hall Board Room
Jasmine Rivera, Lead Organizer, Juntos
“Liberation Theology and Mobilizing Latinos in Norristown”
April 1 at 7:15 p.m., Mansion Dining Room
Dr. Catherine Wilson, Associate Professor of Public Administration, Villanova University
“Immigration in Philadelphia: Community Organizing and the Fight for Social Justice”
April 8 at 7:15 p.m., Mansion Dining Room
Thomas Awaipo, Global Solidarity Liaison to Ghana, Catholic Relief Service
“Challenges in Community-Based Organizing in Ghana”
April 15 at 7:15 p.m., Grace Hall Board Room
Rev. Owen Owens, Co-Chair, Religious Campaign for Creation Care
April 29 at 5 p.m., Grace Hall Board Room
Dr. Craig Atwood, Director of the Center for Moravian Studies, Moravian Theological Seminary
“A Harmony of Spirit: Moravian Multiculturalism in 18th Century Pennsylvania”
Given the ongoing discussions regarding immigration reform and the growing diversity of the United States, these spring presentations will be very timely.
For more information, please contact Ann Marie Barr at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610‑902‑8431.