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Kao Kalia Yang also spoke to the lower school classes and did a press conference with editors of The Spectrum. Due to the snow day on April 11, Yang will talk with the middle school and the larger community event on April 30.

Kao Kalia Yang Speaks on the Human Condition

Prominent Minnesota writer inspires with Hmong experience
Anderson Blum, Managing Editor April 19, 2019

On Wednesday, April 10, Kao Kalia Yang, Hmong refugee and Minnesota author, visited Blake to share her story and insight as one of the most prominent writers to represent the Hmong experience in Southeast...

Founder and president of the Chicago-based nonprofit Interfaith Youth Core and previous member of President Barack Obama’s inaugural Advisory Council on Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships, Patel meets with Spectrum for a more in depth interview.

Eboo Patel speaks on interfaith cooperation, acceptance

Kaitlyn Saldanha, Staff Writer December 10, 2017

Eboo Patel spoke on November 15 on religious pluralism and interfaith cooperation. Emphasizing on the power of finding inspiration in varying faith leaders, he uses stories of leaders like Mahatma Gandhi...

Kim Phúc delivers inspiring symposium

Kim Phúc delivers inspiring symposium

World-renowned 'Napalm Girl' shares emotional story
William Lyman, Staff Writer November 3, 2017

Phan Thi Kim Phúc, a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, published author,  international speaker, and founder of a successful nonprofit visited Blake on Wednesday, October 11.  After surviving a napalm bombing...

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