San Diego, CA, November 21, 2021 — Comi-con Special Edition Panel — Hard Knock Productions and Art into Activism announce a panel at Comi-con Special Edition in San Diego, CA scheduled for Saturday, November 27, 2021 at 10:00AM.

Larissa D’Andrea, founder of Hard Knock Productions and Art into Activism, will moderate a panel accompanied by Chaseedaw “Cha Cha” Giles  (actor, writer, lyricist, journalist), Gregory Douglass (renowned independent musician), and Andrey Ostrovsky, MD (social impact angel investor, health policy expert) to discuss producing unique stories to educate, partner with communities and organizations, and advocate for change.

DATE: November 27, 2021

Check the schedule for other great programming at Comi-con Special Edition!

Chaseedaw (pronounced Cha-see-duh) a.k.a. Cha Cha is an accomplished Anguillian American actor, lyricist,  and journalist. Though raised in Roxbury, Massachusetts, Cha Cha lived in D.C. for six years where she released her debut EP Daydreaming. She is also a journalist with stories in the New York Times, NPR, VICE and Daily Beast. Follow Cha Cha on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

Gregory Douglass is an internationally acclaimed recording artist, songwriting teacher, public speaker, and creative business coach. Gregory has been managing his own music career and inspiring audiences for two decades. He’s taught hundreds of songwriting students the art of his signature Intuitive Songwriting process, and his inspirational articles have been featured on Mike Dooly’s blog, NationWide Disc’s Source, and PledgeMusic. Follow Gregory on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

Dr. Andrey Ostrovsky is an investor with over a decade of experience applying human-centered design, agile development, lean management, quality improvement, and entrepreneurial principles to eliminate disparities. Dr. Ostrovsky is an active angel investor that celebrates stellar artists and their diversity while also working with unique organizations to reduce healthcare disparities. He is a board-certified and practicing physician. Follow Gregory on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Hard Knock Productions is a social impact production company focused on developing unique stories to increase the visibility of LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, and people with disabilities, and we leverage these stories to educate others and advocate for marginalized communities through partnerships with non-profit organizations.

Art into Activism is a 501(c)(3) organization that promotes and supports diversity, equity, and inclusion of underserved and marginalized persons and communities, encourages environmental sustainability, and supports art that promotes positive social impact.

Social Innovation Ventures are active angel investors that celebrate stellar artists and their diversity.