Refugees: Crisis or Opportunity? Justice and Community Organizing in Germany
7:00pm - 8:30pm EST March 8, 2016
Stevens Auditorium, Cushing Hall
FIFTEENTH ANNUAL CASSICIACUM DIALOGUE
CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES PROF. DR. LEO J. PENTA
THE CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF JEWISH-CHRISTIAN-MUSLIM RELATIONS at Merrimack College is pleased to announce the FIFTEENTH ANNUAL CASSICIACUM DIALOGUE on the Topic
“REFUGEES: CRISIS OR OPPORTUNITY? JUSTICE AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZING IN GERMANY”
Featuring PROF. DR. LEO J. PENTA
CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES
Prof. Dr. Leo J. Penta is a Catholic priest, community organizer, and researcher. He studied in the US, Austria, and Germany. He co-founded two internationally known community organizations in the US that belong to the Industrial Areas Foundation Network, the oldest and most renowned institute for community organizing. Since 1996 he has been a professor at the Catholic University of Applied Sciences, Berlin, Germany, and since 2006 founding director of the German Institute for Community Organizing (DICO), the training and development institute for community organizing in Germany. He trains community organizers and supervises the development of a growing network of broad-based community organizations in Berlin and other German cities.
A discussion with questions and responses will follow the talk.
STEVENS AUDITORIUM, MERRIMACK COLLEGE
TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016, 7:00 P.M.
NORTH ANDOVER, MASSACHUSETTS 01845
Please direct inquiries to:
Dr. George Heffernan, Professor, Philosophy Department