Published on October 9th, 2013 | by Chloe

Awesome People: Andrew Slack, Head of the HPA

Today we’re featuring someone who’s not quite a kid. Meet Andrew Slack, who grew up reading the Harry Potter series is the creator and Executive Director of the Harry Potter Alliance, an organization which approaches activism by getting thousands of kids to follow the spirit of love and justice that exist in the Wizarding World made famous by J.K. Rowling.

Check out the amazing work the HPA did on their recent campaign Equality FTW 2013 and all their ongoing pursuits. Or watch Andrew’s talk at TEDxTransmedia above, where he explains the power of stories and how he’s used that for good.

Want to join Dumbledore’s real life army? Find your local chapter here!

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Chloe's work involves assisting with the creation and management of engaged online communities. Chloe has participated in fandom community creation and management for more than a decade.

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