Promoting Strengths, Prevention, Empowerment, and Community Change Through Organizational Development
SPEC Learning and Changing by Doing is a three-year, action research, and organizational change project designed to ultimately promote social justice and well-being in the community. SPEC is an acronym that stands for Strengths, Prevention, Empowerment, and Community Change. The project consisted of five organizations, including Catalyst Miami, tackling internal organizational change in order to better promote justice and well-being in their respective constituencies. This paper was written by the University of Miami and published in the Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community.