Travis Rapoza is pursuing his Masters in Public Policy at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government with a concentration in Democracy, Politics, and Institutions. Previously, he spent several years as a professional violinist before pivoting to a career in public service. He served as an AmeriCorps VISTA in his birth city of New Bedford, Massachusetts before being hired full time at the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative, a non-profit helping to create non-arrest pathways into treatment and recovery for individuals struggling with substance use disorders. Active on social media, Travis addresses hot-button political issues. His TikToks (@travisrapoza) have reached over 15 million views, and have been shared by Olivia Rodrigo, among others.
Event: Civic Eloquence: The Future of Digital Advocacy (October 28)