Sense of Community
Sense of Community
A psychological sense of community is a term intended to describe the experience and feeling of a community rather than a description of its structure and rules. This psychological sense of being is one of the foundational concepts in the field of Community Psychology.
Posted in: Coalition Building, Poverty and Socioeconomic Status, Rural Communities, Sense of Community | Tags: PracticeThe Southeast Equine Research and Education Partnership (SEREP) is an interdisciplinary, interinstitutional, community-university collaborative. The long-term goal is to build on the organically grown local equine ecosystem to bring community, economic, and workforce development to a rural region in the southeastern United States.Read More
Posted in: Marginalized Groups, Mental Health, Sense of Community | Tags: ResearchWe examine processes of minority stress and community resilience among racially diverse sexual minority men. Our findings suggest that connection to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community plays a more central role in mediating minority stress processes for White sexual minority men than it does for sexual minority men of color.Read More
Posted in: Coalition Building, Sense of Community | Tags: ResearchSocial media represents a growing portion of social movements, with the possibility to quickly and easily reach large groups of people on a global scale. Understanding how to engage and activate one’s online audience holds substantial implications for those looking to advocate for social justice.Read More
Posted in: Children, Youth and Families, Marginalized Groups, Sense of CommunityPublished in: Global Journal of Community Psychology PracticePhotovoice increased the level of psychological sense of community and the wish for future participation in a group of teenagers who live in a vulnerable, multicultural neighborhood in southern Spain.Read More