Through our annual Accio Books campaign, our members have donated over 315,000 books and have helped build libraries around the world.
We partnered with Public Knowledge and brought over 20,000 fans and online video creators together to support Net Neutrality.
In 2014 we established the Granger Grant for Excellence in Community Organizing that awards $5000 annually to 8 different HPA chapters to assist with innovative ideas and projects.
Our co-founder Andrew Slack received both a Nathan Cummings Fellowship and an Ashoka Fellowship, recognizing him – and the HPA – as one of our world’s leading social entrepreneurs.
We worked to build cultural awareness for Esther Day by encouraging creative projects and working with partners in the Nerdfighter community, LeakyCon, Penguin Books, and even Sesame Workshop.
Our members helped to pass marriage equality initiatives in several states through phone-banking and on-the-ground canvassing.