Praxis was honored to receive The Dorothy E. Smith Award for Scholar-Activism at the 2019 SSSP Annual Meeting in New York City. The award recognizes the activities of an individual or group who has made substantial contributions to institutional ethnographic scholar-activism in either a single project or some longer body of work, particularly those that […]
We learned recently that Dorothy E. Smith, professor and renowned sociologist, will be appointed to the Order of Canada for extending the boundaries of traditional sociology to incorporate a feminist perspective, and for developing institutional ethnography. Dorothy has been an important teacher and mentor to Ellen Pence, Praxis International founder, and to Praxis International in […]
Sexual assault survivors across the country regularly report unsatisfactory experiences with criminal legal intervention. In many situations,survivors are not believed and/or supported when they turn to the criminal legal system — often encountering intense scrutiny that seems to question their credibility. The problematic ways the criminal legal system responds to rape survivors is well known […]
The Blueprint Bulletin provides you with tools to support your work as part of Praxis’ technical assistance. Each issue features information about Blueprint foundations, updates on Blueprint communities, ideas about how to identify and address disparate outcomes as well as announcements of upcoming Praxis training events. We hope you enjoy the most recent edition [Issue […]
Check out Issue 5 of Change Seeker: Making Institutions Work for People, a bi-annual e-newsletter that features foundations of Institutional Analysis, recent projects, new tools, answers to TA questions, upcoming training events, and interesting applications of Institutional Analysis. We hope it helps you to succeed in your system reform efforts!
The Rural Digest, Issue 8 Check out our latest edition of the Rural Digest featuring the best and promising practices, research, and training and assistance to support rural efforts to end violence against women. This issue features articles on: Rural life: expertise at “making do” regarding strategies for overcoming the transportation problem; Advocacy strategies: building the […]
To date we’ve had 308 programs and 835 participants join the Advocacy Learning Center! Read about the ALC
“The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral, begetting the very thing it seeks to destroy. Instead of diminishing evil, it multiplies it. Through violence you may murder the liar, but you cannot murder the lie, nor establish the truth. Through violence you murder the hater, but you do not murder […]