Gamers for Voting Rights 2022!

Join us as Black Voters Matter hosts our 1st annual gaming tournament. Watch, Learn, Play, and donate to save democracy!

Gamers for Voting Rights 2022 will take place on the web August 8th – 11th with a live broadcast on Black Voters Matter twitch channel on August 12th and 13th from 4-7 PM Eastern! We will have three tournaments with the following games:


Each game will have a $500 prize!

Watch, Learn, Play, and donate! Donations will go directly to support Black Voters Matters grassroots efforts to make sure that every vote is counted. Programs supported include our voter engagement efforts and our fight against voter suppression, our criminal justice work including our warrant relief clinics, and our climate justice actions for BIPOC communities.


Sponsored by Waterford Foundation

About is an education nonprofit with a mission to achieve universal literacy for children through equity, access, and parent empowerment. Waterford develops educational tools that guide students along adaptive, individualized learning paths toward fluent reading and lifelong learning. Waterford empowers parents as a child’s first teacher and supports teachers in taking the right actions at the right time for their students. Currently, serves over 300,000 children across 43 states every year. is a BBB Accredited Charity with programs supported by a variety of governmental and philanthropic organizations, including support from a federal EIR grant, The Studio @ Blue Meridian, and TED’s Audacious Project.

About Waterford Upstart

Waterford Upstart helps 4-year-old children prepare for school at home and at no cost. Children develop foundational reading and social-emotional skills, and parents are empowered to become their child’s first and most influential teachers. The children use adaptive software just 15 minutes a day, five days a week in the year before they start school. Waterford Upstart also fuels family involvement in their child’s early education through parent coaches and fun educational activities parents can complete with their children offline. Waterford Upstart has been rigorously tested and proven, earning the program a federal EIR grant and the title of a TED Audacious project. Independent research shows the average Waterford Upstart graduate enters kindergarten reading at nearly a first-grade level and maintains those gains through the fourth grade.

Waterford also partners with many organizations nationwide that share a passion for the betterment of BIPOC communities, children, and families. Waterford supports the missions and visions of many non-educational organization as well. We believe a wholistic approach to a healthy community provides the necessary foundation to assist families in helping their respective children to become life-long learners.