The CAR-PGa (The Committee for the
Advancement of Role-Playing Games) is an organization based in Texas that
works towards the common good of RPGs and the people who play them. Membership
is earned through volunteer work, rather than monetary dues. This type
of work can include:
...as well as other functions. It is
also asked that members keep the Chairperson posted on these efforts in
order to make the material available to the rest of the group.
Writing a letter to the editor (LTE)
of a local newspaper.
Writing a peer-reviewed paper for a
Keeping watch on the mass media for
any story that may affect gamers.
Collecting material from anti-gamer
Appearing on behalf of RPGs on television
Finding a grant for CAR-PGa.
Recruiting more active members.
|CAR-PGa publishes the CAR-PGa
Newsletter, a monthly publication that briefs members and non-members
alike on the recent happenings within the group. The subscription is $10.00
per year in the U.S. and Canada, $13.50 elsewhere. You don't need
to be a member to subscribe, and a subscription is not required to be a
CAR-PGa also has an extensive Literature
List of articles concerning the gaming debates. These can be had for
the cost of printing and postage. If you need some information on a certain
case, this is the best place to go.
For more information, send a SASE
to CAR-PGa at the following address:
Please keep in mind that this address
is not that of the keeper of this page; any e-mail sent to my address with
a request for information will be met with a gentle reminder of this fact.
To get the info, you'll have to write to the above address, and please
make sure that you send a SASE along with your request.
Bonham, TX 75418
CAR-PGa on eGroups
|You can join the CAR-PGa eGroup
and read messages from members and non-members alike on several advocacy
topics. Go to www.egroups.com/group/car-pga
for more information.
|We call our introductory information
pack the "Cocktail" because it's kind of like a good fruit salad; a little
bit of everything, all mixed up. This is the basic information pack that
you would get from CAR-PGa if you were to write to them requesting membership;
here, you can download it as a textfile and have the info and a membership
form directly. To download it, click on the link below:
Support the CAR-PGa
|By now you may be saying to yourself
"What can I do to help?" By visiting the CAR-PGa
Support Page, you will find several answers to that very question!