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Living Community Psychology

Living Community Psychology highlights a community psychologist through an in-depth interview intended to highlight the personal and professional lives of those working in our field. The intent is to personalize Community Psychology as it is lived by its diverse practitioners.

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Living Community Psychology-Lindsey Zimmerman

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For this installment, we introduce a clinical/community psychologist (CP) who, after moving from place to place for her education, is now settled in the Bay Area, working as an implementation scientist in the largest health care system in the U.S. – the Veterans Health Administration. She also has played a critical role in encouraging and […]

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Living Community Psychology-Meg Bond

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This installment profiles Meg Bond who has long and ably served the profession. Widely recognized for her promotion of gender and ethnic diversity through her advocacy, research and teaching, learn how she came to that mission. Meg was born in Pasadena, CA, the third of 4 children, to an attorney and a stay at home mom. Undoubtedly, […]

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Living Community Psychology-Ann Webb Price

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This installment profiles Ann Webb Price, a community psychologist whose successful evaluation consulting practice is a perfect fit for her skills and work style. Ann Price was born and raised in Ft. Walton Beach, Florida, the sixth of nine children. When she was still young, her father retired from the Air Force. He subsequently worked multiple […]

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Living Community Psychology-Vincent Francisco

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This installment profiles Vincent Francisco, a community psychologist who has made major contributions to community psychology through his co-creation of The Community Tool Box, SCRA’s Practice Council, and the Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice. As a young person with a Portuguese-American heritage, Vince Francisco could have been a consumer of much of his professional work with […]

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Living Community Psychology – Kyrah Brown

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This installment features Kyrah K. Brown, an early career community psychologist who has always been an activist in her communities — a perfect fit for Community Psychology. Although she struggled at finding a position after earning her doctorate, she eventually landed a challenging and rewarding position in the nonprofit world. Her story is instructive for […]

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Living Community Psychology – Craig Kwesi Brookins

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For this installment, we introduce a community psychologist whose academic career has shifted among psychology and Black and African studies, but always incorporates the values and basic principles of community psychology.

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Living Community Psychology – Jacob Tebes

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For this installment, we feature a distinguished community psychologist who has made significant scholarly contributions as well as applying the field’s scholarship to social problems that besiege communities. He attributes much of his success ultimately to the example of resilience and courage of his parents, survivors of World War II and immigrants to a new […]

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Living Community Psychology – Cindy Scott

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For this installment, we profile a clinical/community psychologist who is now working as a volunteer mental health expert for Doctors without Borders.

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Living Community Psychology – Bernadette Sanchez

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For this installment, we profile a community psychologist who was a first-generation, ethnic minority college student, has received excellent mentoring throughout her professional career and, in turn, has been a passionate advocate for diverse students. Her own research program addresses positive youth development and youth mentoring.

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Living Community Psychology – Saul Alinsky

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Here, the column makes a radical departure by interviewing two people who are not, themselves, affiliated with our field. Rather, they are the son and grandson of Saul Alinsky, a highly influential figure in forming the values, scholarship and practice of Community Psychology.

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