Newsletter Submissions for Fall 2020

Dear WCD Community,

We invite our members to submit a short report that fits into the following categories:

News: make announcements that are short, timely, and topical (50-250 words) examples: book announcements, job/internship postings, calls to action 

Recognition: celebrate personal and/or peer accomplishments (500 words max.) examples: awards, reports/white papers, abstracts to published articles 

Forthcoming: promote future events or works in progress (250-500 words) examples: calls for papers/participation, details about a public keynote addresses 

Multimedia Resources: share files and links to audio/visual work
NB: include a brief description to introduce the piece (50-250 words) examples: podcasts, documentaries, creative/artistic pieces 

Community Forum: prompt discussions about a topic of interest (750 words max.) NB: pieces will be reviewed by newsletter staff beforehand examples: opinion/commentary, commemorations, retrospectives

Images, figures, and photographs are strongly encouraged to illustrate your message and give it visual appeal. Please provide high-resolution files with appropriate captions. All submission materials should be directed to as attachments. 

Submissions are due Monday, October 19, 2020.

WCD seeks to engage and support practitioners, students, scholars, educators, equity-seeking communities, and decision-makers across different bodies of knowledge and expertise. This newsletter aims to foster better connections between these different sectors as part of a broader effort towards encouraging more compassionate and respectful relations amongst our members. In our commitment to creating a more collective and inclusive community, WCD particularly welcomes contributions from equity-seeking groups/people or communities under threat. We hope you will consider contributing a piece.

Please note: Content submitted to the WCD Newsletter will be made publicly available on our website. As such, by sending content to the Newsletter, you are agreeing to make your contribution part of public knowledge. So, if contributions are image-based, you are acknowledging that you have the permissions to share the image(s) online, and you authorize WCD to use the image(s) in our publications. Lastly, WCD reserves the right not to publish all submitted content in the Newsletter should the editorial committee find the information in violation of our Vision, Mission, and Values Statement.  For questions, please contact

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