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Monday, June 17 • 5:30pm - 5:50pm
Game Design Thinking for Civic Engagement

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We live in a moment of declining civic engagement and flourishing participatory culture. The question this session will explore is: How might games better enable individuals to connect with - and contribute to - the social movements they care about? Participants will learn how we’re using game design thinking with activists in Wisconsin to co-design a new civic engagement game. We’ll conclude by collectively brainstorming ideas that leverage game design thinking to empower grassroots organizing.

Speakers
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Libby Falck

Graduate Student, MIT
Libby Falck is a researcher at MIT and the founder of Forward Labs, a civic technology and consulting firm that specializes in applying educational game design to grassroots organizing. Libby was previously the founder of ChangeX Education, a maker education consultant at Autodesk... Read More →


Monday June 17, 2019 5:30pm - 5:50pm
Room 105