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Our community is filled with speakers who lead powerful conversations about what it means to be human. Participate in the movement of ideas by bringing a Kansas speaker to your school, organization or community. You'll walk away with new insights — and with ideas about how you can impact the world.

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Spark a Conversation with a Big Idea

What’s the Big Idea? It’s time to change how we talk about immigrants. Read more from Dr. Kandace Creel Falcón, Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at Minnesota State University. Dr. Falcón is a graduate of the University of Kansas and a native of Manhattan, Kansas.


Host a Book Club

Start a conversation and create change in your community with a book club. Our resources and ideas are here to support you.

A Cup of Water Under My Bed by Daisy Hernandez
The Distance Between Us by Reyna Grande
I’m Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika Sanchez
Enrique’s Journey by Sonia Nazario

Attend a Dinner Party

When you host a dinner party, you'll have the opportunity to create a space for connection and new understanding. Check out our engaging dinner party topics, and spark a rich, enlightening conversation.

My Life as an Undocumented Migrant by Jose Antonio Vargas – NY Times Magazine Illegal vs undocumented: The heated divide over how we talk about immigration by John Sharp Latino USA – Podcasts on Immigration

Have a Movie Night

Let the flicks and films do the teaching! Hosting a movie night at your home or a film screening in your neighborhood can lead to eye-opening discussions.

Under the Same Moon
A Day Without a Mexican
Innocente (short film)

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