Policy Bloghttp://www.scra27.org/blogs/policyblogSociety for Community Research and Action - SCRABiennial Wrap-uphttp://www.scra27.org/blogs/policyblog/biennialwr<div><p>Reflecting on the recently passed SCRA Biennial, it is very exciting to see all of the wonderful progress we have made in policy! We have received word from SCRA President, Mo Elias, that in the upcoming three years the Executive Committee is making Public Policy and policy impact a top priority within SCRA. This is very exciting news and…</p></div>Blair ColemanMon, 06 Jul 2009 15:13:26 +0000http://www.scra27.org/blogs/policyblog/biennialwrInterconnectedness and the Individualhttp://www.scra27.org/blogs/policyblog/interconne<div><p>Our chair, Nicole Porter, has written a new book on policy for community psychology. She wrote "Interconnectedness and the Individual" with Nancy Bothne, &amp; Leonard Jason and in it they address manifestations and consequences of not taking a community perspective to public policy. Taking an historical perspective, an attempt is made to offer a…</p></div>Blair ColemanThu, 02 Jul 2009 15:11:28 +0000http://www.scra27.org/blogs/policyblog/interconneConnecting Community Psychologists with Policymakershttp://www.scra27.org/blogs/policyblog/connecting<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: left; text-indent: 0.5in; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;" align="left"><span style="font-family: Times New Roman; color: #000000; font-size: small;"> Since the policy arena is unfamiliar to a large portion of our membership, it comes as no surprise that many of the activities of our committee have focused on the first portion of our committee’s three-part mission which is to create policy training opportunities for division members and encourage the development of their policy skills and…</span></p>Blair ColemanWed, 13 May 2009 15:10:16 +0000http://www.scra27.org/blogs/policyblog/connectingSocial Policy Committee Name Changehttp://www.scra27.org/blogs/policyblog/socialpoli<div><p>We've had some important decisions to make about our structure. We are a novel hybrid organization within SCRA. We have valuable committee status and a valued body of working members who want a close involvement with our policy work. We also have a large group of folks who desire a deeper policy involvement in the form of updates on committee…</p></div>Blair ColemanThu, 12 Mar 2009 15:01:09 +0000http://www.scra27.org/blogs/policyblog/socialpoliThe SCRA Public Policy Committee needs your helphttp://www.scra27.org/blogs/policyblog/thescrapub<p class="MsoNormal">We will be developing resources made available through the SCRA website’s policy link  for members to use in their policy and advocacy work  If you have written a white paper or policy brief on a topic related in some way to community psychology please send it to  <a href="mailto:Judah.viola@nl.edu">Judah.viola@nl.edu</a>, <a href="mailto:bcolema6@depaul.edu">bcolema6@depaul.edu</a>, <a href="mailto:nporter@depaul.edu">nporter@depaul.edu</a></p><p class="MsoNormal">The committee…</p>SCRA Web AdminWed, 04 Feb 2009 21:17:30 +0000http://www.scra27.org/blogs/policyblog/thescrapub