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MSWSN Webinar Series Recording Available NOW!
Published on: 3/30/2021
Day in the Life of a Macro Practitioner
Recording NOW Available: ACOSA CP Certificate
Ana SanRoman
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.
Peaceful Transition of Power - Call to Action
Published on: 11/2/2020
In response to President Donald Trump’s remarks concerning the peaceful transfer of power, which include “we’ll see how it goes” and ordering the Proud Boys to “stand down and stand by,” many Americans are concerned. The president continues to say that he has concerns about the election and mail-in-ballot fraud, even dismissing his FBI Director, Christopher Wray, who has said that there is no evidence of widespread voter fraud. The peaceful transfer of power that has become a hallmark of American Democracy and accepted practice of congress is under attack.
ACOSA Announces Its NEW Community Practice Certificate Partnership Program
Published on: 7/22/2020
The Association for Community Organization and Social Action is pleased to launch a Community Practice Certificate this summer and is seeking partnering schools and programs to be among the first to collaborate in offering this new national/international certificate in Community Practice for Community Organizing, Planning, Development, and Change. ACOSA has piloted this partnership program in the spring and is now opening this Certificate to schools of social work and other professional programs that offer curricular study in the following areas: community organizing, community planning, community development, community change.

From the Chair

Message from the Co-Chairs: February 2021
Published on: 2/3/2021
Support for community practice and social action is strong and growing as we enter this long-awaited New Year. One way we see this strength is the willingness of macro social work educators and practitioners to serve in ACOSA leadership positions.

JCP Updates

JCP Issue 28(4) Editorial Available!
Ana SanRoman
Published on: 2/1/2021
More than just remembering the 100th anniversary of (White) women’s suffrage: Vote to rematriate the land
Richard J. Smith & Anna Maria Santiago
JCP General Call for Submissions
Anna Maria Santiago and Richard J. Smith, JCP Editors
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.