Anti-Racism and anti-oppression work is shared in a spirit of continuous learning in community, working together towards shared understandings and collective action.
Posted in: Anti-RacismPublished 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 PolicyPublished 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
Posted in: Anti-Racism, Marginalized GroupsAlternative 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.Read More
Posted in: Anti-Racism, Inspiration | Tags: Living Community PsychologyPublished in: The Community PsychologistDominique 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 […]Read More
Posted in: Anti-Racism, Mental HealthPublished in: American Journal of Community PsychologyWe 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.Read More
Posted in: Anti-Racism, Marginalized GroupsIn 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 […]Read More