StoryMakers Festival

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    • Sun, June 23
      4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.Apple Carnegie Library

    Discover how to spark compassion through writing stories during our StoryMakers Festival. Join U.S. representative and human rights icon John Lewis and Andrew Aydin to discuss their graphic novel series March. They’ll share how its lessons have inspired civic involvement through storytelling, and we’ll celebrate the legacy of Carnegie Library as an inclusive place during a time of segregation.

    801 K Street NW

    Washington, DC 20001

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    Rep. John Lewis


    Rep. John Lewis was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1986. He has dedicated his life to civil rights, human rights, and progressive social movements in the U.S.

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    Andrew Aydin


    Andrew Aydin wrote his graduate thesis about the 1957 comic book Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story. He is the digital director and policy advisor to U.S. Rep. John Lewis.

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    More about StoryMakers Festival

    6 weeks. 40 creators. From May 18 to June 29, learn from inspiring D.C. artists to shape your story through photo, video, music, and art. Then wrap up the festival with a weekend Block Party with No Kings Collective. Check here for updated sessions daily.

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