Let’s Taco ‘Bout It is a card game designed to guide young people in their exploration of difficult conversation topics. Using the “conversation in a box” approach, participants are introduced to topics in a welcoming, comfortable environment where they can practice the skills necessary to have productive conversations about difficult topics. By introducing this element of gamification, difficult conversations become less intimidating and encourage open-mindedness. Let’s Taco ‘Bout It creates a fun, safe environment that encourages human connection and in-person communication through a physical card game. By addressing conversational needs prior to gameplay, participants’ fear can be reduced or eliminated to allow for the productive building of interpersonal skills.
Silver in Interaction Design for Social Change 2021, Student
Bronze in Integrated Graphic Design for Social Change 2021, Student
Bronze in Game Design for Social Change 2021, Student
Jasmine Attanasio; Colleen Miller; Brittany Reyes; Kate Bender; Leonardo Caballero
Project Lead: Jasmine Attanasio
Research & Facilitation Lead: Brittany Reyes
Research & Facilitation Co-Lead: Kate Bender