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Welcome to the Community Psychology TIG website!

 

Our Mission   


The Community Psychology Topical Interest Group (CP TIG) promotes the values and methods of community psychology in evaluation and evaluation theory and practice in community psychology.  It's a lot of fun!

  


What is Community Psychology?

 
  • Community psychology aims to create change in individuals and systems by focusing on contexts beyond the individual, including structural, socio-cultural, environmental & political contexts. 
  • Community psychology evaluators take an approach that is ecological, value-driven, action-oriented and rooted in social justice and empiricism. We use innovative, applied, and often participatory research methodologies that involve partnering with communities stakeholders as co-researchers. 


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Announcements

Check out what's new with the Community Psychology TIG:

  • On June 12, 2020, TIG Leadership shared an Anti-Racist Reflection and Action Statement. To download and read the statement click here: CP_TIG_anti-racist_reflection_and_action_statement___1_.docx
  • The Society for Community Research and Action recently shared a SCRA Anti-racist Resources spreadsheet.  The first tab of the spreadsheet showcases in progress actions within the SCRA community. If you are interested in sharing this resource outside of the CP world, please share this public facing spreadsheet.  Please use this form to share comments or add resources.
  • Tick-tock, tick-tock.  AEA is just around the corner. We hope to see many of our friends and colleagues there.  Look for updates about Walk the Talk in the very near future.  
  • There are some new additions to our website. Go see the new Colleague Contribution page.
  • Take a look at our most recent AEA365 Blog entry.