We Day Minnesota speakers announced

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ST. PAUL, Minn. - It's a day dedicated to honoring young volunteers for their efforts.

18,000 students who have earned their way through service are the only ones to attend We Day Minnesota.

It's the first time the even as come to Minnesota, and will be at the Xcel Energy Center on October 8.

The full list of speakers is out, and it's jammed packed with big names both from the national and local stage:

Mark Dayton (@GovMarkDayton) - Governor of Minnesota
Brenda Cassellius (@BCassellius) - Commissioner of Education, Minnesota
Chris Coleman (@mayorcoleman) - Mayor of St. Paul
Jonas Brothers (@jonasbrothers) - GRAMMY®-nominated, multi-platinum artists
Carly Rae Jepsen (@carleyraejepsen) - GRAMMY®-nominated, multi-platinum singer-songwriter
Demi Lovato (@ddlovato) - Award-winning singer-songwriter and Free The Children ambassador
Bridgit Mendler (@bridgitmendler) - Platinum selling artist and star of Disney's Good Luck Charlie
Barbara Pierce Bush - Humanitarian, Co-founder and President, Global Health Corps and daughter of Former US President George W. Bush
Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) - NFL players
Martin Luther King III - Human Rights advocate and eldest son of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Mia Farrow (@MiaFarrow) - Award-winning actress, activist and United Nations ambassador
The Tenors (@TenorsMusic) - Juno Award-winning Multi-platinum singers
Katie Garfield (@KatieGarfield) - Singer-songwriter and actress
Dessa (@dessadarling) - Doomtree Records recording artist, rapper, singer, poet, and essayist
Jack Jablonski (@Jabs_13) - Local Benilde - St. Margaret's teen who suffered a spinal cord injury during a hockey game
Kenyan Boys Choir (@BoysChoirKenya) - Traditional African male choir, who sang at the 2009 inauguration of President Obama
We Day Minnesota co-chairs and siblings Hutton Phillips and Dean Phillips who also serves as Chairman of Talenti Gelato and Co-Chair of the Edward J. Phillips Family Foundation
Marissa Mohammed - Youth speaker from the Banyan Community Center
Native Pride Arts - Indigenous youth performers whose mission is to educate, inspire, motivate and empower diverse communities
Craig and Marc Kielburger (@craigkielburger) - International activists and co-founders of Free The Children
Spencer West (@spencer2thewest) - Me to We inspirational speaker, Free The Children ambassador, author and double amputee who climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro on his hands and in his wheelchair in June 2012
Molly Burke (@mollymetowe) - Visually impaired Me to We motivational speaker who speaks out against bullying and the power of hope
Hannah Alper - 10-year-old youth speaker
Robin Wiszowaty (@robininkenya) - Me to We motivational speaker, author and Free The Children Program Director in Ghana and Kenya
Chris Tse - Me to We inspirational speaker, national spoken word champion and humanitarian

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