A Cambridge Mayor's Summer Youth Employment site

In summer 2017, Cambridge teens (ages 14-18) explored their own ideas and created projects about what civic engagement means to them. These projects took the form of interactive games about a particular issue, multimedia oral histories, and more! Check out some of their project prototypes below.

Project prototypes

Small Business Venture

Prototype of a game to learn about how small businesses manage the effects of gentrification.


A platform to help young men and women learn more about mental health and share their experiences.

How to deal with street harassment

A game to learn more about how to handle street harassment.

A Day in the Life

A game about mental health.

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