2019 G4C Student Challenge Competition Results

Games for Change is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2019 Games for Change Student Challenge – and to recognize all competitors for their impressive games and innovative approaches to tackling social impact themes. This year, students in NYC, LA, Detroit and Atlanta were challenged to design and code

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Games for Change (G4C) and partners are seeking experienced game designers, technologists, innovators and digital media professionals in New York City, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Detroit to provide mentorship for public school students participating in the G4C Student Challenge – a program in which middle and high school students


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Make games with us at our NYC Student Challenge Moveable Game Jams! Starting October 15, Games for Change will host a series of four Moveable Game Jams, with support from the HIVE Digital Media Learning Fund, as a part of our G4C Student Challenge in New York