Tag Archives: Harry Potter Alliance

ALA, Harry Potter Alliance launch Spark

Advocate - noun, meaning supporter

The American Library Association (ALA) joined the Harry Potter Alliance in launching “Spark,” an eight-part video series developed to support and guide first-time advocates who are interested in advocating at the federal level for issues that matter to them. The series, targeted to viewers aged 13–22, will be hosted on the YouTube page of the Harry Potter Alliance, while librarians ... Read More »

Involve young people in library advocacy

Three Granger Leadership Academy proudly display their GLA tshirts.

Guest post by Katie Bowers, Campaigns Director for the Harry Potter Alliance. The Harry Potter Alliance (HPA) is an organization that uses the power of story to turn fans into heroes. Each spring, the HPA hosts an annual worldwide literacy campaign known as “Accio Books“. Started in 2009, Accio Books began as a book drive where HPA members donated over ... Read More »

A weekend with wizard activists

Three Granger Leadership Academy proudly display their GLA tshirts.

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the Granger Leadership Academy (GLA) in Warwick, Rhode Island. The conference, hosted by the Harry Potter Alliance (HPA), is a four day event focused on equipping attendees with the knowledge they need to be strong and effective leaders. In keeping with the HPA’s commitment to teaching activism skills through the power of ... Read More »