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The Association for Community Organization and Social Action (ACOSA) is an interdisciplinary professional association grounded in the social work profession. Its mission is to promote social change by strengthening community practice in social work. ACOSA promotes social work education, research, and practice in all areas of community practice including community organizing, community planning and development, organizational leadership, policy practice, and social action. ACOSA fosters global perspectives on social work practice and social welfare policy, advances racial, environmental, and social justice, values interdisciplinary collaboration, improves the social and economic well-being of marginalized communities, and supports human rights for all.