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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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What’s the Big Idea? Fresh ideas about historical and current events that provide a starting point for conversations about ideas that shape our world. Read more. Browse the collection of Big Idea essays to spark a conversation at your next dinner party, book club, or movie night.

 

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.

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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.

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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.

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