The community is invited to hear firsthand the perspectives of two world travelers on Monday, Oct. 25, when author/journalist Ethan Casey and humanitarian Todd Shea deliver a series of presentations at the Community College of Aurora.
The Global Initiatives Committee at CCA is sponsoring the presentations, which are free of charge and open to the public. Casey, who spoke at CCA earlier this year, is a writer who has worked in Pakistan, Thailand, India, and Haiti. Shea is a humanitarian worker providing logistical support in disaster relief efforts and has worked in Haiti, Pakistan, New Orleans, and Sri Lanka.
The following events will be held in the Student Centre Rotunda on the CentreTech Campus:
8-9:15 a.m.: “Where in the World are Todd and Ethan?”
9:30-10:45 a.m.: “Global Poverty and Cultural Responses to Emergencies”
3:30-4:45 p.m. “Ethnocentrism and Working Around the World”
Additionally, Shea and Casey give a 7 p.m. presentation titled "Floods in Pakistan, Earthquake in Haiti -- How Should We Respond?" at the Aurora Public Library, Central Branch, 14949 E. Alameda Parkway in Aurora. The lecture also is free and open to the public.