Did you know that your version of Internet Explorer is out of date?
To get the best possible experience using our website we recommend downloading one of the browsers below.

Internet Explorer 10, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari.

HPA-hirezHPA-hirez

Harry Potter Enthusiasts Join Together for Social Good Projects…No Spells Required

Like us on Facebook:
The current article you are reading does not reflect the views of the current editors and contributors of the new Ecorazzi

Here’s an example of a fictional hero doing some real-world good: a group calling themselves the Harry Potter Alliance have taken inspiration from the good deeds of the titular character in J.K. Rowling’s series and brought people together for social good projects. And they don’t even need wands!

The organization, which calls itself “an army of fans, activists, nerdfighters, teenagers, wizards and muggles,” uses references from the Harry Potter books and movies to get people involved in campaigns against everything from world hunger to illiteracy to internet security.

The group has been working on a number of campaigns over the last nine months (in between “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” Part I and Part II) to destroy a number of “horcruxes,” the name they give to the challenges they tackle (named, of course, after Voldemort’s magical soul-holders). Current horcruxes include the climate crisis and starvation wages, as the group aims to convince Time Warner to switch to fair trade chocolate in all of their Potter merchandise.

Pretty cool, huh? I love that they’re taking this theme that speaks to so many fans and making social change projects fun and exciting. Check out their campaigns page for more info, or to get involved!

Like us on Facebook:
0 Comments
shutterstock_526346818

Sheep Farmer Fined For Killing Swans – How Anti-Cruelty Laws Are Never For The Animals

The law reprimands him, not because he killed the swans, but because his treatment of them.

shutterstock_526720321

Relationships With Non-Vegans And Why They’re Problematic

Engaging in animal exploitation every day should be a deal breaker.

note

For Those Upset By The New £5 Notes

We’re merely telling the non-vegan public that one form of animal use is worse than another.