The development of this book has been a labor of love for all of us. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to share the stories of colleagues engaged in applied community psychology around the globe. What you have read thus far and what you are reading right now is a “living document”. Rather than waiting until we felt that the book was perfectly complete before sharing it with you, we decided that we would do our best to continually make improvements and updates along the way. This whole process of soliciting cases, facilitating peer reviews, adding content, formatting, and copy editing has been a collaborative process and will continue as a work in progress. Our goal was to share engaging content with students and the public through developing an Online Educational Resource (OER) book that would increase awareness of what community psychology in action looks like. These cases are not polished to make the authors or their projects or partners appear infallible. Rather, we want readers to view the cases and lessons learned both from the successes and challenges faced within the cases. In addition, we are looking to amplify the voices of BIPOC authors whose work in various communities may have been excluded from more traditional publication outlets.
Now we’d love to get you involved in this collaboration. Please use the form provided to share feedback and suggestions for improvement. If you also have concerns or challenges with digital accessibility, please use this form to let us know. Also, reach out to us if you have a case that you’d like added to the book. Thank you!