Thursday, March 22nd, 2012...5:20 pm

New York Times Opinionates Andrew Slack ’02

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B.A. alum Andrew Slack ’02,  Executive Director, Creator, Co-founder of the Harry Potter Alliance is behind an endeavor called “Imagine Better”.   We encourage you to read the Opinionator piece that appears in today’s NY Times (link follows), and consider following his request about tweets & facebook.   You CAN make a difference now with the HP Alliance goal of “dismantling the institutions of hunger and poverty.” Andrew is asking people to write #notagame in everything they post on Twitter, hoping it will trend as they increase the amount of people signing the pledge: http://thehpalliance.org/grow and build a fan base dedicated to dismantling the institutions of hunger and poverty! Below are some sample tweets and posts:
Sample tweets
The @TheHPAlliance is featured in the NY Times! Check it out! http://nyti.ms/GIdST9 #notagame
The NY Times is running a beautifully written piece about Imagine Better and Hunger is Not a Game. There’s a new breed of citizen engagement and Imagine Better is it – wizards of change as they like to call us. http://nyti.ms/GIdST9
Fandoms are starting to take over and change the world. Welcome to a new chapter of citizen engagement:http://nyti.ms/GIdST9 #notagame
Citizen engagement and activism has started thinking outside of the box and taking a creative route to change. The NY Times is running a beautiful piece on the @The Harry Potter Alliance’s @Imagine Better project and their Hunger is Not a Game campaign. http://nyti.ms/GIdST9
Sample Facebook Posts

Citizen engagement and activism has started thinking outside of the box and taking a creative route to change. The NY Times is running a beautiful piece on the @The Harry Potter Alliance’s @Imagine Better project and their Hunger is Not a Game campaign. http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/03/21/from-young-adult-book-fans-to-wizards-of-change/?scp=1&sq=courtney%20martin&st=cse
The NY Times is running a beautifully written piece about Imagine Better and Hunger is Not a Game. There’s a new breed of citizen engagement and Imagine Better is it – wizards of change as they like to call us. http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/03/21/from-young-adult-book-fans-to-wizards-of-change/?scp=1&sq=courtney%20martin&st=cse

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