What is the “Being an Ally” Game Jam?
The “Being an Ally” Game Jam is a collaboration between the Anti-Defamation League (ADL)’s Center for Technology and Society, ADL Education and the Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment (MADE) in Oakland, California.
It took place October 21st and 22nd, 2017, from Saturday evening to Sunday evening in locations across the U.S. Locations included:
- Austin, TX
- New York, NY
- Oakland, CA
Partner organizations promoting the event include Game Jolt, Playcrafters, Games for Change and the International Game Developers Association.
One chosen team received a $2,500 prize, an 8-week course in Unity or Unreal, membership in the International Game Developers Association, and was showcased at ADL’s Never is Now! summit in San Francisco on November 13, 2017. Additional prizes included a Nintendo Switch or SNES Mini.
Additional selected games created at the Game Jam are available for use by ADL’s network of 27 regional offices.