Collins Summit: Human Migration (November 1)

Camas Friends Church will be supporting this important event about a timely topic. Please consider joining some of us in attendance, for some or all of the summit. Please contact Matt (matt@camasfriends.org) about carpooling. Information from event website below.

When: Thursday November 1, 1pm-9:30pm (Evening lecture at 7pm)

Cost: $15-60. Click HERE for tickets and information.

What: Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon’s 2018 Collins Summit, HUMAN MIGRATION: Claiming Roots in an Uprooted World, will explore the causes, challenges and opportunities of human migration in an increasingly global society. Join a diverse group of refugees, immigrants, advocates and scholars to develop an informed and compassionate approach to human migration both within and across borders.

Afternoon workshop topics include the causes of migration, what the journey entails, challenges faced upon arrival, and the intersectionality of community concerns such as racism, profiling and criminal justice. Afternoon events begin at 1pm at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, 6700 NE 29th Ave.

The evening Collins Lecture by The Rev. Dr. David Vásquez-Levy, President of the Pacific School of Religion, and Ellen Rosenblum, Oregon Attorney General, addressing theological and legal aspects of human migration, will begin at 7pm in the Concordia University Gymnasium, 6430 NE 27th Ave.

Questions? Prefer to pay by check? Call Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon at (503) 221-1054.