2015 marks 40 years for the arrival of Hmong (and Lao and Vietnamese) refugees to Minnesota. On April 6th, join the Citizens League and AchieveMpls for EDTALKS: A Hmong View of Public Education + Globally Competent Teaching featuring Kao Kalia Yang and Dana Mortenson. See below for more details and to save your seat in a not-so-traditional classroom for a globally-minded discussion!
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A Hmong View of Public Education + Globally Competent Teaching
Don’t miss our April 6th EDTalks, featuring dynamic presentations by Kao Kalia Yang, author of The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir, and Dana Mortenson, CEO of World Savvy. • Kao Kalia Yang is a teacher, public speaker, writer and author. Born in Thailand’s Ban Vinai Refugee Camp, she is a member of the Hmong ethnic minority and is now an American citizen. She is a graduate of Carleton College and Columbia University’s School of the Arts. • Dana Mortenson’s deep belief in the transformative power of global education led her to co-found World Savvy, which has reached more than 375,000 students and 2,200 educators nationwide. She is a 2011 Ashoka Fellow and was named one of The New Leaders Council’s 40 Under 40 Progressive American Leaders in 2010.
NEW LOCATION! Icehouse 2528 Nicollet Ave S Minneapolis, MN
Monday, April 6, 2015 Doors open 5:30 pm Event 6-7:30 pm
$5 (includes appetizers!)
AchieveMpls and the Citizens League in partnership with Young Education Professionals Twin Cities, Young Professionals of Minneapolis, Bush Foundation and Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder
EDTalks is a lively series of networking and education events that engage young professionals in public education issues in the Twin Cities. Each program features compelling presentations with ample time for conversation and networking. EDTalks is sponsored by a generous donation from the Verne C. Johnson Family Foundation with additional support from the Bush Foundation. For more information, contract Rebecca at 612.455.1571 or by email at email@example.com