We All Have the Power to Unite

Everyday millions of people come together, instantaneously connecting from behind their screens to overcome insurmountable obstacles and share in the mutual moments of victory or vanquish.

Whether you’re teaming up to battle a gigantic robot, banding together with perfect strangers in search of the perfect victory, or uniting as an unstoppable force, gaming’s power to connect us all is undeniable.

It’s time that we make an effort to get to know each other’s true identities and discover how embracing our differences can make us stronger together.
Kamala Kahn, Iron Man, and Thor are assembled together. A closer look at the image reveals that it is a mosaic made up of smaller images of a large variety of different gamers.
Kamala Kahn, Hulk, and Black Widow are assembled together. A closer look at the image reveals that it is a mosaic made up of smaller images of a large variety of different gamers.

Organizations Creating Positive Gaming Environments

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How Games Can Encourage Connectedness and Reduce Bias

Adapted from "How We Can Use Games to Understand Others Better" written by Karen Schrier.
Kamala Kahn, Iron Man, and Thor are assembled together. A closer look at the image reveals that it is a mosaic made up of smaller images of a large variety of different gamers.
  1. Games may support empathy by inspiring relevant skills, such as perspective-taking, reflection, and communication.

  2. Games can help disparate groups connect. Even anonymous strangers can feel kinship and camaraderie, and build trust with others simply through the act of playing with others with shared goals and outcomes.

  3. Games broaden perspectives. Gamers can experience people and stories that they may not interact with in their lives. Gaining a window into another’s life can help players build compassion and develop historic empathy.

The Hulk, Kamala Kahn, and Black Widow are assembled together. A closer look at the image reveals that it is a mosaic made up of smaller images of a large variety of different gamers.

Big or small, our actions shape the world around us.

Learn about why it’s so important to to take everyday actions that help to overcome bias and create a more inclusive world.
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