Lively conversations about issues impacting public education and our young people
EDTalks features two compelling 20-minute presentations by cutting-edge educators, youth advocates, journalists, artists, policy-makers and others, with ample time for conversation and networking. $5 admission includes great appetizers.
EDTalks is presented by AchieveMpls in partnership with The Citizens League.
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EDTalks Videos + Podcasts
The Power of Strong Relationships for Student Success
Storytelling as a Tool to Empower and Build Empathy
What Success Looks Like
Creating Gender Inclusive Schools
Creatively Addressing Workforce Gaps
Careers Start Here!
Are education reporters making the grade?
Is working with the media #worththecost?
Beyond Test Scores: Schools as Vibrant Workplaces
The Power of Mentorship
Engaging Youth to Address Racial Disproportionality in School Suspensions
Restorative Practices and Peacemaking Circles in Schools: A Way of Being
Mindfulness-Based Interventions in Schools
Nurturing and Responsive Environments
A Three Hour Drive: Disability as Diversity
Ordinary Magic: Resilience in Students Experiencing Homelessness
When Do You Stop Being a Refugee?
Civic-Engaged Digital Storytelling
Engaged Learning through Experiential Education
New Lens, New Perspecitves
Self-Care for Educators and Advocates
Who Is Minnesota?
Who are We Talking About?
Critical Race Theory
Critical Theory of Blackness in K-12 Classroom
Knowing Where We Come From
Students Lead in Anti-Racist Classrooms
Looking Through a Window at School Lunches
Early Childhood Brain Development
The Bush Foundation invests in great ideas and the people who power them in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and the 23 Native nations that share the geography. It works to inspire and support creative problem solving – within and across sectors – to make our region better for everyone.
The Verne C. Johnson Family Foundation supports activities in the areas of education, youth and mentorship. Verne is a former Citizens League Executive Director and his children wished to honor their father's commitment to the organization over his long life. Watch this video message from the Foundation.