Coalitions are alliances built to address certain issues or pursue tangible goals. Community Psychologists study the ways in which community-based coalitions are formed as well as characteristics of successful coalitions that can be replicated.
Posted in: Coalition Building, Marginalized Groups, Poverty and Socioeconomic StatusSubmitted by: Maria Latumahina with Ashley Simons-Rudolph In 2019 SeventyThree.ltd, a firm of analysts, business developers, and development educators, working together with the Barunastra Foundation, an Indonesian organization dedicated to the empowerment of coastal communities, commissioned a study on the livelihood and governance system of the small island communities of Saribi-Sukmander in Papua Province, Indonesia. […]Read More
Posted in: Coalition Building, Prevention Science | Tags: Featured ResearchPublished in: American Journal of Community PsychologyConsumers collaborate with researchers in Community-based Participatory Research (CBPR) to create data that is authentic, useful, and can directly impact service delivery systems. The process is time intensive and can be challenging. Including consumer researchers as partners is essential to understand the experience of receiving services and the impact of those services when considering improvements.Read More
Posted in: Coalition Building, Prevention Science | Tags: Featured ContentConsultants can assist communities to design, implement, and evaluate effective interventions. Evaluation consultants with a Community Psychology perspective are particularly valuable as the values of the field align with what many communities need.Read More
Posted in: Coalition Building, Inspiration, Poverty and Socioeconomic Status, Rural Communities | Tags: Featured ContentThe United States feels divided by race, social class, and political ideologies. Hands Across the Hills seeks to increase personal connections and promote greater understanding.Read More