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Youth Can (and should) Lead Movements to Support Environmental Work

Posted in: Blog, Environment, Inspiration
Generation-based priorities lead youth to promote environmental sustainability, health, and social justice. Youth are capable of unique problem-solving and deserving of authority related to environmental sustainability, the built environment, and health, while showing that certain communities are disproportionately impacted by climate change, pollution, and biodiversity loss.

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Bridging the Gap between Research and Practice-Kayla DeCant

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Kayla DeCant has worked with different community and non-profit organizations conducting educational programming aimed at preventing sexual violence among adolescents and young adults. Her work aligns with Community Psychology values and her work is an excellent example of a prevention approach, combining administrative and direct service provider roles as well as bridging the gap between […]

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Living Community Psychology: Dominique Thomas

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Dominique Thomas is an early career Community Psychologist, that brings to his work lived experience, both as a black person and raised within a lower-income family. Surrounded by a supportive village of nurturing teachers and a determined grandmother, and being named “gifted” early, he has been able to succeed academically. Nevertheless, his early disadvantages can […]

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Celebrate and Replicate! Building Community through the New Bank for Community Solutions and Ideas

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Submit your stories of community-building, action, and hope to the The New Bank for Community Solutions!

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Peace Building and Conflict Transformation: The Work of Ramy Barhouche

Posted in: Coalition Building, Inspiration
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Ramy works in Lebanon at Search for Common Ground, an international organization that focuses on peace building by bringing different groups of people in conflict to work towards a unified solution.

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Living Community Psychology-Chris Nettles

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Chris’ work fulfills the practice of community psychology, providing a unique exemplar of the field’s potential reach.

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Living Community Psychology-Chris Nettles

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Chris Nettles was profiled in Spring 2013 as an advanced clinical/community graduate student who was completing a self-designed community/clinical internship.

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Living Community Psychology-Judi Aubel

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Judi Aubel’s current focus is on providing grandmothers with opportunities for empowerment, viewing them as an invaluable asset, or resource, as agents of positive cultural change.

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The Neighborhood Story Project: Keeping More Than Our Homes

Posted in: Housing, Inspiration, Marginalized Groups
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Gentrification–commonly understood as the transformation of areas with high levels of affordable housing into areas targeting middle and upper income uses— provokes a range of losses.

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Early Career Reflections from a Black Community Psychologist

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Kyrah Brown talks about her academic journey and receiving the 2019 SCRA Early Career Award.

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