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WorldView is a place for leaders in the fields of language education, global citizenship, immersion learning and other topics central to the Concordia Language Villages mission to address issues important to their fields.

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Bringing New Voices to the Table over 100 Cups of Coffee

By Sara Shams Nimis | Published: January 19, 2022

What could you learn about your community over 100 cups of coffee? Grassroots organizers in Bemidji, Minnesota decided to find out, interviewing 100 of their neighbors from a wide range of backgrounds to discover their needs, insights, and ideas for improving life for everyone in the North Woods.

Team Comedy: A Russophone Tradition

By A. Austin Garey | Published: January 10, 2022

A. Austin Garey takes u sthrough the history of KVN, a team comedy competition dating back to the Soviet Union that is still played in schools, camps, and universities across Russia and the former USSR.

In Case You Missed Them: Highlights of 2021

Published: December 22, 2021

As we reach the close of the year, we hope you find some time to relax, have a cup of something warm, curl up by the fire and catch up on some reading. In case you missed them, here are some of the highlights of the WorldView Blog from 2021.

Reading and Screening Across the Villages

Published: December 14, 2021

This season, Concordia Language Villages’ Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility team invites you to join them at the library and the movies, with a curated collection of pieces discussing identity, heritage, and change.

Welcoming New Arrivals from Afghanistan to Minnesota

By Mark Ritchie | Published: December 8, 2021

Mark Ritchie, President of Global Minnesota, discusses the state’s history of welcoming new arrivals, and what we can do to support refugees currently resettling in the U.S. from Afghanistan.

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