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Published On 11/1/2022
The Association for Community Organization & Social Action (ACOSA) will be holding its annual election for Board members and officers at the end of November. ACOSA provides mentorship and support for all leadership positions.
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Published On 4/13/2022
On March 16th, ACOSA hosted Stephen Burghardt, Cheryl Hyde, and Annie Grier, who addressed such topics as the true causes of burnout, the deep-rooted reasons why social workers are unfairly underpaid, and how the fight for equity is expanding across the country.
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Published On 4/21/2021
Last Thursday, ACOSA hosted Stephen Burghardt, Lisa Hawash, and Ric Munoz, who presented an enthralling webinar based around Burghardt's new book, The End of Social Work: A Defense of the Social Worker in Times of Transformation.
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Published On 3/24/2021
In this interactive workshop, we discuss our new ACOSA Community Practice Certificate that provides social work students and alumni an opportunity to earn a national credential in community and macro practice. We will review and discuss the framework and requirements for the certificate within the context of participants’ respective schools.
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JCP Updates

Published On 11/16/2022
JUST PUBLISHED! JCP Issue 30:4 (2022)
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Published On 10/26/2022
Paper proposals are solicited that aim to highlight novel and creative methods, delineate lessons learned, identify funding strategies and challenges, explicate data analytic/meaning-making techniques, and underscore the importance of community voice.
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Published On 9/14/2022
JUST PUBLISHED! JCP Issue 30:3 (2022)
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Published On 12/22/2021
Journal of Community Practice, Volume 29, Issue 4 (2021) is now available!

SPECIAL ISSUE: Beyond Lip Service: Bringing Racial Justice to Black and Brown Communities

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Published On 1/20/2021
The Journal of Community Practice is looking for paper submissions in the following areas: community organizing, planning, social administration, organizational development, community development, social action, racial and social justice; and social change. As an interdisciplinary journal, we accept manuscripts from social work and the social sciences; urban planning; community, social and economic development; community organizing; policy analysis; urban and rural sociology; community health; public administration; and nonprofit management.
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