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Anti-Racism and anti-oppression work is shared in a spirit of continuous learning in community, working together towards shared understandings and collective action.

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Dreams Assessment Model and Dreamandments Outline how Black Students can Thrive

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Community 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.

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What Does Blackness Mean in Puerto Rico? Opening a Dialogue to Embrace Our Heritage

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Puerto 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.

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Collective Attempts to Break from White Body Supremacy

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White 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.

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How do we get real about evaluation for racial equity? 

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The W.K. Kellogg Foundation and led by Community Science provides three easy-to-use resources help evaluators integrate racial equity principles into their daily work.

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Students Engage in Anti-Stigma Work through a Culturally Relevant and Comprehensive Mental Health Workshop and Website

Posted in: Anti-Racism, Marginalized Groups
Students can take advantage of curriculum requirements (e.g. practicum) to apply their skills to community settings, initiate relationships, and make a real impact over time.

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CounterStorytelling as Radical Inclusion and Resistance

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Miya 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.

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Creating a Healing Community to Promote Racial Justice

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Alternative settings, like CBTL can provide relational healing spaces grounded in collectively held values of care, recognition, and reciprocity. CBTL exists within contexts of race and coloniality, but seeks to form solidarities, broader practices, and ways of relating within creative industries.

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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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Reducing the Stigma of Mental Illness in Communities of Color

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We can take an action-oriented approach to identify how cultural aspects of mental illness stigma manifest for racial and ethnic minority groups in the United States. Culturally salient interventions can promote change and empowerment at systemic and individual levels.

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Raising Awareness and Getting to Action: Uprooting White Supremacy and Promoting Racial Justice

Posted in: Anti-Racism, Marginalized Groups
In response to the repeated police killings of Black people, including the recent deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and Rayshard Brooks, and the global mobilization demanding structural change to ensure that Black Lives Matter, the Society for Community Research and Action membership pulled together resources to support awareness raising and action for […]

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