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Games for Change – Catalyzing Social Impact Through Digital Games

Games for Change – a nonprofit corporation founded in 2004 – …

Games for Change

… facilitates the creation and distribution of social impact games that serve as critical tools in humanitarian and educational efforts.

Unlike the commercial gaming industry, [Games for Change] aims to leverage entertainment and engagement for social good. To further grow the field, Games for Change convenes multiple stakeholders, highlights best practices, incubates games, and helps create and direct investments into new projects.

The following video from ABC News shows the approach Games for Change takes:

For more information go to Games for Change.

You may also have a look at 15 Serious Games Aiming to Change the World » Online Universities

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Lutz Siemer

Lutz Siemer

Education, Research & Development in Social Work & IT After working as an alternative practitioner and psychotherapist in private practice for nearly ten years I stepped over to higher education in 2005. At Saxion University of Applied Sciences I lecture and do research and development in the area of Social Work, Psychology and IT. Currently I'm focussing on merging mobile technology and social work.

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