K-12 Festival

Friday, March 8, 9:30 – 11:30am, Augsburg College, Minneapolis


Grades 3-8 learn about and celebrate peacemaking. 

Featured Speakers:

Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus
The “Banker to the Poor” from Bangladesh who pioneered a world movement to eradicate poverty through microlending.

The Harry Potter Alliance / Andrew Slack
Just as Dumbledore’s Army wakes the world up to Voldemort’s return, works for equal rights of house elves and werewolves, and empowers its members, the Harry Potter Alliance empowers students to hone the magic of their creativity in endeavoring to make the world a better place.

Concordia Language Village
An interactive presentation by staff from Concordia Language Villages, the most extensive language and cultural immersion camp in the U.S.

The Festival is designed to address Minnesota social studies standards related to geography and economics.