In the wake of global protests spurred by acts of police brutality in the United States, the Journal of Community Practice is seeking empirical, theoretical, and practice-based articles for a special issue examining racial justice in Black and Brown communities. Racial justice goes beyond paying lip service to inequalities. Instead, it entails institutional changes aimed at addressing them.

Submissions from scholars who engage in collaborative research with communities of color, do comparative analysis between the U.S. and other countries, and/or apply critical race theory to the study of inequality are encouraged. We especially encourage submissions from Black and Brown scholars engaging in this work.

Abstracts and manuscripts should be labeled FOR SPECIAL ISSUE – BRINGING RACIAL JUSTICE for consideration by the special issue editors. Abstracts should clearly identify how the paper is linked to the special issue theme, provide background and purpose, data and methods of analysis, results and key conclusions and implications. Abstracts should be no longer than 500 words and submitted by email to by August 3, 2020. The Guest Editors will provide abstract dispositions by August 17, 2020.

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