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Louie Gasper

Louie Gasper is a Young Adult Consultant with the Capacity Building Center for States through the U.S. Children’s Bureau and a 2021 Journalism Institute Fellow with POLITICO. Louie is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and is participating in the Creator’s Institute for Aspiring Authors through Georgetown University. Louie has earned certifications in Citizen Politics from the Harvard Kennedy School and obtained a certificate in Digital Marketing from the Gies Business School at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has previously interned at NBC News “Meet the Press,” C-SPAN, and the Independent Journal Review (IJR) and is a former student director for KAOS Radio from 2016 - 2018. Louie’s interest in politics and journalism stems from his upbringing in the foster care system, where he gained legislative, policy, and storytelling experience by serving in various political roles for child welfare efforts around the U.S.