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Posted in: Anti-RacismIn response to the Call to Action on Anti-Blackness, the Society of Community Research and Action’s Council on Education initiated a student practicum initiative called Racial Justice Inquiry, Discourse and Action (RJIDA). The initiative would develop anti-racist curriculum and training practice guidelines, and a racial justice “self-assessment” for community psychology programs. Ultimately, this request was […]Read More
Posted in: Anti-Racism, Blog | Tags: Featured ContentPublished in: The Community PsychologistGiven the ubiquitous polarizing gap that has been dividing and driving U.S. political affairs, we have an opportunity to use participatory approaches and listen to those most impacted in innovative ways. Aspects of Participatory Action Research (PAR) can be utilized to support engagement, organizing, and conversations around community issues.Read More
Posted in: Anti-Racism, Environment, Rural CommunitiesPublished in: The Community PsychologistWhite cultural complexes can be embedded in non-profit organizations. “Sustainable” practices are often rooted in Indigenous knowledge. Indigenous cultures and their history of land-care need to be honored.Read More
Posted in: Anti-Racism, Education | Tags: Featured ContentCommunity Researchers can drive transformative research methodologies to address racial justice. The Village of Wisdom guided new Community Researchers to develop a dream plan equipping community members with a set of tools to organize, advocate, and advance equity.Read More
Posted in: Anti-Racism | Tags: Featured ContentPublished in: Global Journal of Community Psychology PracticePuerto Ricans can be challenged with their African ancestry. Researchers wrestled with memories of childhood, oral traditions of ancestry, historical evidence, and live observations towards Blackness on the island. Narrative evidence contributes to the challenges of unlearning anti-Blackness in the lands that have thrived because of the Transatlantic slave trade.Read More
Posted in: Anti-RacismPublished in: Global Journal of Community Psychology PracticeWhite bodied peoples can challenge racist status quos through culture-building and anti-racist curiosity. Relational and group work is necessary to build individual and group resiliency. Professionals attempting to do anti-racist community development must be willing to reflect on the ways in which they are responsible for anti-racist work.Read More
Posted in: Anti-Racism, Marginalized Groups, Public Policy | Tags: Featured ContentPublished in: American Journal of Community PsychologyMiya people in Northeast India are actively resisting state violence. The Miya Community Research Collective supports counterstorytelling; making space for the Miya people to claim their identities and assert their rights.Read More