Tracy Van Slyke
Director of The Culture Lab, Citizen Engagement Lab
Tracy Van Slyke is the director of the The Culture Lab at Citizen Engagement Lab. The Culture Lab links together strategy, knowledge and technology-based services to help changemakers use culture to advance social progress. As an Opportunity Agenda fellow in 2014, she wrote the report, “Spoiler Alert: How Progressives Will Break Through with Pop Culture.” From 2011-2013, Van Slyke was the co-director of the New Bottom Line, an alignment of leading grassroots organizations that came together to build a fair economy. Previously, she was the director of The Media Consortium, where she worked with the country’s leading progressive independent media outlets to increase their impact. Van Slyke is the former publisher of In These Times magazine. In 2010, she co-authored the book Beyond The Echo Chamber: How a Networked Progressive Media Can Reshape American Politics (New Press).
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