What Can I Do About Genocide? An Interview with Janessa Goldbeck

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We also have a student division: STAND , which has more than 850 chapters around the world, and the students in those chapters actively organize and mobilize their communities and schools to pass legislation, to fundraise, and to really make more noise about genocide in Darfur and genocide in general. My friend and colleague, Adam Sterling, was a 21-year-old student at UCLA when he first heard about the genocide in Darfur, and then he was outraged and decided he had to act. Darfur.

Serious Games | Beaconfire Wire

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Serious Games is a term used to describe a movement in gaming where games are created and used for education, training, health, and public policy. Darfur is Dying ([link] is probably the most well known game created to raise awareness about a specific topic, in this case the genocide in the Darfur region of Sudan. The game ties in actual statistics about the life of people in Darfur and how you can make a difference.

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A Second Life for nonprofits? | Beaconfire Wire

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Commonwealth Island in Second Life consists of a “rugged, coniferous island housing several nonprofits, including Greenpeace and ACLU&# There’s an education campaign to help end the genocide in Darfur in “Camp Darfur&#. Our nonprofit organization, Amoration, came to Second Life in late 2005 to experiment with new media for education, activism and awareness, and now Second Life supports the rest of our aid and activism efforts!

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The Darfur is Dying game probably caught your attention. Part of its overall charter is to help forge productive links between the electronic game industry and projects involving the use of games in education, training, health, and public policy. promote awareness. It caught mine as I'm interested in the role of play in problem-solving, what ever the scope of the problem.

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A Means to an End

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Nevertheless, at this meeting, these folks were busy patting themselves on the back about their successes with Darfur. The successes, it seems, were many — increased public awareness, social networking sites, widgets and mashups, letters to Congress, web site visitors, etc, etc. In my mind, any project that begins with a list of gadgets, software, hardware, or more trained monkeys, is the problem. The failure statistic is often cited, usually with a moan and a wail.

A Means to an End

Gavin's Digital Diner

Nevertheless, at this meeting, these folks were busy patting themselves on the back about their successes with Darfur. The successes, it seems, were many — increased public awareness, social networking sites, widgets and mashups, letters to Congress, web site visitors, etc, etc. In my mind, any project that begins with a list of gadgets, software, hardware, or more trained monkeys, is the problem. The failure statistic is often cited, usually with a moan and a wail.

A Means to an End

Gavin's Digital Diner

Nevertheless, at this meeting, these folks were busy patting themselves on the back about their successes with Darfur. The successes, it seems, were many — increased public awareness, social networking sites, widgets and mashups, letters to Congress, web site visitors, etc, etc. In my mind, any project that begins with a list of gadgets, software, hardware, or more trained monkeys, is the problem. The failure statistic is often cited, usually with a moan and a wail.