SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 2:30 PM - 4:10 PM

Session 101: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Trauma, Transience, and Transformation: Community-Engaged Partnerships for Change
Room: Promenade Suite

Sponsors: Community Research and Development
Teaching Social Problems

Organizer &

Presider: Sarah E. Stanlick, Lehigh University

Description:  This session will focus on community partnerships around complex social issues with a bias towards action and positive social change.


“Hidden Communities: Friendship as a Form of Resistance in Prison,” Sheri-Lynn S. Kurisu, California State University, San Marcos

“Research Oriented, Community-university Partnership: Point-in-time Count of People Experiencing Homelessness in Sacramento County,” Arturo Baiocchi, Susanna Curry, Ethan J. Evans and Shannon Williams, California State University, Sacramento

“A Social Network Analysis of Muslim-led Groups in the Triangle Area of North Carolina,” Lela S. Ali, Duke University

“Community-based Research on the Impact of a Transitional Housing Program Serving for Homeless Veterans,” Mieko Yamada, Purdue University Fort Wayne

“Fighting Anti-homeless Laws through Participatory Action Research: Lessons from the San Francisco Coalition on Homelessness Study,” Lisa Marie Alatorre, San Francisco Coalition on Homelessness, Chris Herring, University of California, Berkeley and Dilara Yarbrough, San Francisco State University

“The Inside-out Prison Exchange Program as a Transformative Learning Experience: Assessing Shifts in Crime Attribution and Higher-order Thinking,” Brian Wyant, La Salle University and Brian Lockwood, Monmouth University