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 EducationDon'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.
+ Globally Competent Teaching
• 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.
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