Corpus ID: 156920822

Civic engagement and geo-locative media: youth create a game to discuss political issues

@inproceedings{Rubio2015CivicEA,
  title={Civic engagement and geo-locative media: youth create a game to discuss political issues},
  author={J. Rubio},
  year={2015}
}
  • J. Rubio
  • Published 2015
  • Political Science
  • Recently, I found myself in charge of a project to foster civic engagement among youth through geocaching. Race to the White House was an initiative of the New York City-based non-profit youth development organization Global Kids' Online Leadership Program designed to teach youth about leadership, citizenship, global issues, and activism. The objective of the project was to combine geocaching--a global outdoor treasure hunting game--with presidential politics. A group of high school students… CONTINUE READING