Author(s): Jennifer M. Gómez & Robert Ty Partridge
Black/African American communities endure the double pandemic of COVID-19 and police- and civilian-perpetrated anti-Black violence, with Black/African American mothers at risk for exposure to violence in the home. Questions remain about the potential harm in asking about violence exposure, particularly in the current climate. The purpose of the study is to examine Black/African American mothers’ reactions to participating in violence research during the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S.Read more...
Author(s): Amanda L. Davis, Neshat Yazdani, Mariah Kornbluh, & Samuel D. McQuillin
This study examines college students’ access to natural mentors during the contentious 2020 U.S. presidential election and considers the role of natural mentors as protective factors in relation to coping and sociopolitical stress. Results highlight global implications for community practitioners as they support young adults’ civic engagement in divisive sociopolitical climates, especially as elections become increasingly polarizing on a global scale.
Author(s): Stephen J. Almada & Gina Panozzo
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) have negative health effects on children that last a lifetime, heighten risks of premature mortality, and are likely to be passed on to subsequent generations.Read more...
We are proud to bring you the October 2023 issue of the Global Journal of Community Psychology (GJCPP). Especially during challenging times, when the world grapples with crises ranging from public health emergencies to environmental degradation and social upheaval, the need for unity and collective effort becomes crucial.