What is C.O Building Community?
Hi! welcome to my website about community social work. Social work is a diverse discipline from clinical, family, to medical social work. My specialization is community, how can we build a community? what are the community’s needs and strengths? On this site, you will learn about how I unfold community social work and the activities/projects I am involved with that make it a possibility.
Community Social Work
Learn what community social work means and my interpretation of it as well as the many responsibilities and activities a social worker must go through and comprehend.
For the past four years I have been involved in collaborative projects as well as my own with my family. View what projects that I have been involved in.
About The Author
Carla Osorio Veliz is a community social worker and an adjunct lecturer at East Los Angeles Community College in the Sociology Department. She received her B.A. in Sociology from UC Irvine in 2008 and her Masters in Social Work from USC in 2012. Has experience working in different social services non-profits providing community based projects to prevent violence in low-income communities. She is the co-founder of two collectives Community Education for Social Action (2011) and Solidarity House of the South (2015). She enjoys reciting social justice poetry with 3 Generaciones and Sin Fronteras group. Launching a non-profit organization with her family Generaciones en Accion in 2017. She was raised in East Los Angeles and was born in Guatemala.
Choosing love we also choose to live in community, and that means we do not have to change by ourselves. The moment we choose to love we begin to move against domination, against oppression. The moment we choose to love we begin to move towards freedom.
Carla M. Osorio Veliz, MSW
Community Social Worker