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Tuesday, July 13 • 3:30pm - 3:50pm
Gaming the System

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The project in English and Spanish showed how wealth barriers in the U.S. immigration system privilege a select few. Players are provided an education in both how these systems work and the tensions they create within communities. The game focuses on the unique characteristics of Miami’s populations, demonstrating how money laundering and other practices perpetuate inequalities in these communities. The result is systemic inequalities that contribute to housing insecurity, income disparity and other contemporary maladies.

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Lindsay Grace

Knight Chair in Interactive Media / Vice President, University of Miami / Higher Education Video Game Alliance
Lindsay is Knight Chair in Interactive Media at the University of Miami School of Communication. He is Vice President for the Higher Education Video Game Alliance and the 2019 recipient of the Games for Change Vanguard award. Lindsay's book, Doing Things with Games, Social Impact... Read More →
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Romina Ruiz-Goiriena

National Correspondent, USA TODAY
Romina Ruiz-Goiriena is the National Housing and Social Services Reporter at USA TODAY. She joined from the Miami Herald's Investigations team where she traced the links between immigration and dirty money in South Florida's real estate industry — a region flushed with foreign cash... Read More →

Tuesday July 13, 2021 3:30pm - 3:50pm EDT