Tag Archives: activism
05
Apr

reACTor @ TEDxFulbright

mobile news meets mobile gaming I and Jeremy Pesner presented reACTor as part of TEDxFulbright’s Social Innovation Challenge. reACTor re-envisions news & activism by combining them in a mobile game to encourage activism around news stories people care about. presentation: http://bit.ly/reactorprezi website: http://reactor-game.com 5 April 2014

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03
Dec

Women in Tech: Mobile & Mapping toward Resilience & Recovery

The Fulbright Association’s NY Chapter presented a Women in Tech panel which featured women in the mobile and mapping fields focused on crisis response and resilience-building. The pivotal role of mobile tech and mapping in crisis response has become increasingly apparent: rescuers in the Philippines used social mapping to direct typhoon response, and SMS to […]

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28
Aug

TechCamp Ramallah

TechCamp is a program under the U.S. State Department’s Civil Society 2.0 initiative that connects civil society organizations (CSOs) across the globe with new and emerging technology resources to solve real world challenges and build digital capacity. At TechCamp Ramallah 2013, men and women from a range of Palestinian civil society organizations and industries participated, […]

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12
Sep

TechCamp Kyiv

TechCamp is a program under the U.S. State Department’s Civil Society 2.0 initiative that connects civil society organizations (CSOs) across the globe with new and emerging technology resources to solve real world challenges and build digital capacity. (Following is quoted from Jamie Findlater’s write-up on TechCamp Kyiv 2012: TechCamp Kyiv Equips Tomorrow’s Global Citizens with Technology): “On […]

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16
May

TechSoup | Nonprofits Live: GAMES

Game-based technologies can serve as powerful tools for advancing social action, civic engagement, and health for youth. This interactive Nonprofits Live: GAMES webinar featured a lively mix of nonprofit technology guests sharing their unique perspectives on ways to harness the power of gaming as a catalyst for good. You’ll hear how some organizations are using games as […]

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12
Mar

SXSW 2011

Co-Presenter at SXSW 2011 Causebuilding Games: Fundraising & Social Gaming Streams With the rise of DIY gamebuilding engines the cost of game production now makes it possible for nonprofits, political campaigns and other public organizations to create a game overnight. Trends in social gaming for the social sector include persistent communities for causes, dynamic solution-based […]

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04
Mar

IgniteNYC VIII

Presenter at IgniteNYC  reACTor: a location-based mobile gaming app that connects news with social action reACTor (working title) is an initiative to create a mobile game that allows users to “play the news” — players would be shown the news 10,000 feet around them (or other specified distance), and then are presented with social actions […]

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19
Aug

Kidz Connect

Kidz Connect is a virtual cultural exchange program that connects youth in different countries through creative collaboration and theatrical performance in virtual worlds. The pilot project between students in New York and Amsterdam was held in summer 2006, through collaborations with Imagine IC, Polytechnic University and Waag Society. Students in New York, New York, connected […]

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21
Jun

Chimera in Vacuo

Chimera in Vacuo was a benefit performance done for the CASA and the Spring domestic violence shelters. Written and choreographed by Dorado, the work combined movement and text to explore the conflicts in abusive relationships and give voice to women affected by abuse. It was presented at the Loft Theatre as part of the Florida Dance […]

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23
Sep

The SOURCE Teen Theatre

From 1991-95, Dorado was Program Director of the SOURCE Teen Theatre, an award-winning peer education program of Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida. The SOURCE Teen Theatre is an educational touring theatre program for young adults (ages 14-25). The SOURCE volunteer actors received extensive training in theatre, life skills and sexuality education so that they could […]

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