"I'm Not Leaving!" Carl Wilkens Tells His Story

Monday, April 22, 2013 at 7:00pm

O'Malley Library 100, Alumni Room 4513 Manhattan College Pkwy., Bronx, NY 10471

As a humanitarian aid worker, Carl Wilkens refused to leave Rwanda in April of 1994 despite the genocide. Carl was the only American to remain in Kigali, the capital city.

He brought food, water, and medicine to groups of orphans trapped around the city. His actions saved the lives of hundreds. 

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Event Type

Lecture/Presentation/Seminar

Departments

Campus Ministry & Social Action, Holocaust Center

Audience

Students (all), Faculty/Staff

Website

http://vimeo.com/54387278.

Event Contact Name

Lois Harr

Event Contact Email

lois.harr@manhattan.edu

Event Contact Phone

718-862-7142

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