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The
Community
Psychologist

Volume 55, Number 1 Winter 2022

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From the Editors  

Written by Dominique Thomas, Morehouse College and Allana Zuckerman, Mesa Community College

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Hello everyone! We are excited to bring you the Winter 2022 issue of The Community Psychologist!

The Winter 2022 issue has another set of incredible articles focusing on projects and work across the field of community psychology. Below is a preview of the breadth of work in the current issue.

  • President’s Column provides updates from our new President Yvette Flores on transitions and progress in response to the Call to Action on Anti-Blackness.
  • Council for Cultural, Ethnic, and Racial Affairs offers reflections and paradigms for engaging in epistemic liberation.
  • International Committee introduces the first indigenous Chinese Community Psychology textbook
  • Early Career Interest Group outlines tips and strategies for career and professional development.
  • Education Connection offers reflections on the Council on Education’s Racial Justice Inquiry, Discourse, and Action (RJIDA) practicum.
  • From Our Members has a series of submissions including from Serdar M. Değirmencioğlu on militarism and lessons for community psychologists to heed.
  • Regional Updates from the Midwest include introducing the new SCRA Midwest Regional Coordinators, Moshood Olanrewaju and Ieisha Taylor-Norris, as well as several conference updates.
  • Real Talk covers the imperialism of the university and why it becomes difficult to engage in deep intellectual work.
  • The Community Psychologist Podcast: Our next episode will be with Geraldine Palmer on artifact looting as a form of colonialism and imperialism.
  • Reading Circle: We’ll share what we are reading. If you have any interesting books or articles you want to share, please send them to us!
  • Student Issues is a dialogue among the SCRA Student Representatives with the intention of building relationships and sparking conversation. They identify questions, challenges, and opportunities facing students in SCRA.
  • Rural Interests cover the story of Casey’s General Store and the effects such stores have on the nutrition of surrounding communities.

We are soliciting submissions for book reviews! If anyone is interested in having their book being reviewed and wants a review published please reach out to us and let us know so we can talk about it. It would help to have a reviewer in mind who might want to review it.

We hope you enjoy this issue!

Dominique and Allana

TCP Editor and TCP Associate Editor