The New York Videogame Critics Circle have announced that Reggie Fils-Aime has joined their organization as a member of their board of directors.
New York Videogame Critics Circle founder and board president, Harold Goldberg said in the press release:
“I’m pleased to welcome my long-time friend and gaming industry veteran, Reggie Fils-Aimé, to the board of the New York Videogame Critics Circle, where his extensive experience will strengthen our board of directors. Reggie’s history of leadership and industry disruption will be a tremendous asset to the organization as we continue to execute on our mission of giving back to our underserved communities.”
Some projects that the organization work on include the following:
- DreamYard Project at DreamYard Prep School in the Bronx: Offering mentoring, internships, workshops, job information and college scholarships for intelligent, but underprivileged students.
- Community events at The Henry Street Settlement: The New York Videogame Critics Circle has held the annual New York Game Awards at the Abrons Arts Center and brings games education to community events.
- Mentoring at Older Adult Technology Services (O.A.T.S.), at their Senior Planet tech center in Manhattan’s Chelsea area.
- New York Public Library system and American Museum of Natural History panels: Talks and discussions about jobs in games, games history, and how games bring people together.