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John Lewis Scholars

Alix Swann, C'2022

Alix SwannAlix Swann is a youth advocate and student activist at Spelman College. She is majoring in international studies with a concentration in cultural studies and is a Social Justice Program Associate focusing on voter education and advocacy. Alix is working with others to bring civic engagement to the Atlanta University Center through the Andrew Goodman Foundation, which furthers the 1964 Freedom Summer mission, and through AUC Votes, a coalition of non-partisan civic engagement-oriented organizations in the Atlanta University Center. Her research interests focus primarily on the overlapping impacts of trauma, anxiety and empathy, and how they affect Black students' success in the education system. After completing her undergraduate studies, she intends to pursue graduate studies and eventually work in education advocacy. Currently, she resides in Silver Spring, Maryland, with her parents and two younger sisters.