By Rachel L. West
The first part of a new series of chats on social action will take place this Thursday, December 7th at 9:00 PM EST/6:00 PM PST. The series will be hosted by Rachel L. West (@poliSW). The series will examine what social action is, it’s role in social work, creating a personal and shared vision, social action planning, community assessment and mobilizing, and tactics.
Questions for Social Action 101:
Q1: What is social action?
Q2: In social work, how do we define community?
Q3a: What community/communities do you belong to?
Q3b: Thinking of a community you are a member of, what problems exist in that community?
Q3c: What is your personal vision for that community?
Q4: How can you go about turning your personal vision into a shared vision?
Rabinowitz, P. (2017). Social Action. In Community Tool Box (Chapter 5). Retrieved from