Teen dating and parting games
He set up the Jennifer Ann Crecente Memorial Group, with a web site, and started distributing literature, bookmarks, and other material. Apart from anything else, all the packing material started to dominate his living-room.
“I figured I better start something a little less tangible,” he says.
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So, eventually, he started a video game contest: the Life. Game Design Challenge, which is now in its sixth year, and just announced its 2013 winners.
Crecente, who lives in Atlanta, says teen dating violence is an under-acknowledged problem (compared to, say, full-on domestic violence).
After his daughter, Jennifer Ann, was murdered by an ex-boyfriend in 2006, Drew Crecente wondered what he could do to raise awareness about teen dating violence.
For assistance and advice about teen dating violence in the U. you can call our friends at the National Dating Abuse Helpline at 1-866-331-9474.
They can be reached 24/7 and have both English and Spanish speakers available.
Since 2008, Jennifer Ann's Group has sponsored the Life. Game Design Challenge to challenge video game designers and developers to create video games about teen dating violence.
Our goal is to increase awareness about teen dating violence as well as provide educational information to help teens, tweens, and young adults identify and avoid abusive relationships. The first place winner for 2012 is "Dating Dangers1.0" from Ko Ko in Croatia.
First place winning entry 2012 "Dating Dangers1.0" by Ko Ko The first place winner for 2011 was Jean HEHN of Another Kind.