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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.

About The Author

Carla M. Osorio Veliz

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.
left quotation marksChoosing 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.left quotation marks
―Bell Hooks

Carla M. Osorio Veliz, MSW

Community Social Worker