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Andrew Slack

Andrew Slack is the co-founder of the Harry Potter Alliance and Civic Hall’s first Civic Imagination Fellow. His work is focused on using the power of stories to unleash the civic imagination through a methodology he calls “cultural acupuncture.” Andrew is an Ashoka fellow, a former fellow at the Nathan Cummings Foundation as a social justice innovator, and has been named one of the GOOD 100.

He’s written for the LA Times and CNN, spoken at TEDx Rome and TEDx Youth, done keynotes at the Illinois Holocaust Museum, the American Library Association’s mid-winter festival, and the Nobel Peace Prize Forum. This year he is chair of the Ignite Talks at MacArthur’s Digital Media Learning Conference and co-chair of Digital Media Learning in Action. His work has been praised by JK Rowling in Time Magazine and he’s been personally featured by Fast Company, Forbes, NPR, and the New Yorker.

A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Brandeis University, Andrew started his career in comedy performing and producing videos that have been seen over 12 million times. Follow him on Twitter @andrewslack.

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