Andrew Hanauer is the Director of the One America Movement, an organization founded by faith and community leaders in the aftermath of the 2016 election to fight polarization. Under Andrew’s leadership, One America has launched projects that bring Americans together across divides to address race relations, opioids, poverty and religious differences across the country, from Utah, to Oklahoma, to California, to West Virginia, to some of our nation’s largest cities. In addition to running projects that unite Americans across divides, One America trains religious leaders on the dynamics of polarization and division.
Under Andrew’s leadership, One America has built from scratch a board and leadership that spans the political, racial and religious spectrum, including senior leaders from national Muslim, Jewish and Evangelical Christian institutions, including the Southern Baptist Convention, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Wheaton College, Repair the World, American Jewish World Service, and the Muslim Public Affairs Council, and from the Cato Institute, Black Lives Matter, the George W. Bush Administration, Silicon Valley and more.
Andrew is a frequent public speaker at houses of worship of all kinds, and has spoken at the United Nations, the National Press Club and Congressional briefings. His work has been published or featured by The Washington Post, National Public Radio, The Times of Israel, Voice of America, the Christian Citizen and media outlets across the US and abroad.Andrew holds a B.A. in History from Dartmouth College and a Master’s in International Studies from the University of San Francisco. He is a Deacon at his church, served on his Mayor’s transition team and on the Steering Committee of the Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency Coalition and is a proud husband and the proud father of three children.