Community Research and Action in the West (CRA-W) Conference

Please consider submitting a conference proposal to CRA-W, held at 

Portland State University on October 25, 2019.

Feel free to get creative with your proposals! Details below: 

Bridges not Walls: Connecting Communities through Research and Action    

This conference is organized annually by graduate students and faculty in the region as a means for sharing research in progress, reflections on community research and action projects, dialogues on contemporary issues in social research, and issues of diversity and social justice.

Graduate and undergraduate students, as well as community members and professionals in the non-profit sector, are invited to propose presentations in a variety of formats: 

  •  Paper presentation (20 min) 
  • Interactive roundtable (60 min) 
  • Multimedia presentation (e.g., community film/art projects (60 min)
  • Posters
  • Innovative sessions (e.g., workshops; teach-in; interactive and experiential learning experiences) (up to 60 minutes).

This regional conference is held in informal affiliation with the Society for Community Research and Action (Division 27 of the American Psychological Association).

Proposals must include:

1.     Title 

2.     Presenter(s) 

3.     Contact information for all presenters (email, phone)

4.     Program affiliation(s) or organization 

5.     Requested session format 

6.     200-word summary abstract


Proposals can be submitted online here.

Proposal Deadline: FRIDAY, September 6th, 2019

Please email us with any questions at:

We look forward to reading about your exciting work!
The Community Psychology Grads and Faculty at Portland State University