How many of us can say we kickstarted our human rights activism at the age of 13 or 14? When I first approached Jules Spector, I had no idea how famous the 13-year old blogger was. I was purely impressed by her activism and for running a teen feminist blog dedicated to upholding the perspective of feminism from the teenage perspective. Over the summer she interviewed Afghan teen activist Malala Yousafzai […]
Do you speak spanish? Want to have a social impact? Join us! We are seeking a short-term spanish translator to help us translate our very first 250 Say No More games. These games will be piloted and distributed in NYC by March 2015. This job will require a quick turnover, and a good grasp of professional and slang language translation. As the second most used language in the United States, help us ensure […]
What is the #1 method of recruitment traffickers use to lure young girls? The pursuit of a romantic relationship. Traffickers are known to play on the emotions of young girls. According to the Polaris Project, 51.42% of traffickers use romantic interests, posing as a significant other and preying on vulnerable girls looking to be loved. The average girl lured into sex trafficking in the US is 12-17. She’s often never […]
DoSomething.org makes the world suck less and we think sex trafficking sucks . What a recipe for a perfect play testing partnership. As one of the largest organizations for young people and social change, DoSomething.org has 3 million members who are tackling campaigns that impact every cause, including human sex trafficking. That’s why we asked them to play test our game. As designers for social change, we ensure we work with people and end […]
We were selected as 2014 Feast Fellows! On October 11th the Say No More team had the opportunity to lead a feedback session called “Gaming for Social Good”. Using our game prototype, we played with two groups made up of leading technologists, creatives, entrepreneurs, and innovators at The Feast. Attendees had the opportunity to role-play in the mindset of 12-13 year old girls and social workers who help to assess […]
We are seeking ethnographic researchers, sociologists, human development and social impact experts, or passionate students with a knack for measuring impact. Our goal is to provide a final report to share evidence on our approach, methodology, impact and and potential future opportunities for growth. Interested or know someone that might be? Please get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks in advance!
Guess what??!! Say No More game won the 2014 Sappi’s Ideas That Matter grant!!! We feel truly blessed and fortunate to be able to move forward with our game. Sappi awarded us a $20,000 grant to create 500+ copies of our game and distribute to middle schools around New York City. This is super exciting! With our sponsor & supporter ECPAT USA, we are looking at 6 more months of intense prototyping, […]