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“There are few, if any, non-neighbors left,” an Invitation to Communities of Faith
March 16, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Interreligious Council of San Antonio, with SoL Center, invites you to join us on Monday, March 16, 2020, for a presentation on: “There are few, if any, non-neighbors left,” an Invitation to Communities of Faith.
Presented by Dr. Derick Wilson, MBE FRSA
Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence, 2019-20
St Philip’s College
Dr Derek Wilson currently is the Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence at St Philip’s College, San Antonio, until May 2020. He has been involved in ecumenical reconciliation practice and academic research on peacebuilding in Northern Ireland since 1965. As director of the Corrymeela Reconciliation Center, Dr. Wilson has worked on long-term initiatives with critical community policing dialogues, engagements with prison officers and Category A prisoners, cross-party programs for locally elected councilors, and residential education programs for schools and youth agencies. As a Reader in Education, he co-led a team of researchers on how organizational cultures supportive of a more shared society might be developed. He has been an Equality Commissioner, Assistant Director of the UNESCO Centre, a research member of the six-country European Union ALTERNATIVE Restorative Justice Program and has managed ‘Creative Change,’ promoting mutual understanding among ten primary schools.
6:00 Light dinner & seating (potluck)
6:15 Welcome, Introductions
6:30 Presentation by Dr Wilson, followed by Q&A
12500 N.W. Military Drive
Jewish Community Campus for the San Antonio Community
For information: 210-787-8802. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org