The 10th International Conference on Community Psychology and the Meeting of Socio-community Experiences in University Extension will be held between September 10 and 13th, 2024 at the University of the Republic in Montevideo.

We intend to bring together professors, students and professionals from various disciplines, as well as social organizations and the general public. People who share intentions and practices around the construction of community frameworks that seek to update and reinvent the common to build other possible lives and resist socio-economic-political situations that insist on denying them.

Community Psychology, as critical social psychology, has been nourished since its origins by the exchange of diverse knowledge, seeking to contribute to fight against multiple forms of oppression, prioritizing committed action and the co-production of situated knowledge. In the face of current emergencies, it is necessary to discuss, in political, cultural, social and subjective terms, the ways in which we want to reproduce life in common. To achieve this, it is essential to continue articulating perspectives that include renewed perspectives and the heterogeneity of experiences that take place in different latitudes and that are sustained by affective relational frameworks as alternative forms of politics in current situations.

The role that universities play is crucial. In a framework of cognitive capitalism where commercialization, privatization and expropriation of knowledge is the commonplace, it is necessary to subject them to questioning from a decolonial perspective. University extension, as a way for the communalization of knowledge, allows the training of professionals and the production of knowledge to be problematized in their potential to contribute to collective processes and their forms of resistance. There are multiple experiences that are developed from universities and from different disciplines – often articulated – that call themselves community or socio-community practices and that involve various actors, such as: unions, housing cooperatives, feminist groups, social economy networks and solidarity, neighborhood commissions, LGBTIQ+ groups, environmental organizations, self-care networks, Afro-descendant and indigenous groups, community radio stations, cultural and artistic groups, among others.

We hope that this event makes an opportunity to deepen exchanges and debates, to share experiences, to redefine and create, to recognize our powers; In short, to maintain joyful encounters that allow us to grow together and dream of other worlds…

We wait for you!!

Organizing Team

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What do we invite you to?

We are calling for the presentation of proposals in different modalitiesThey will become the support for interaction, dialogue and collective production. We want our way of meeting to challenge the borders: of the academy, of the word and of the language. For that reason, we are projecting ways of working that articulate presence, reflection, listening, learning, creation, body and joy. We seek to change the usual ways – hierarchical and academic – where experiences and knowledge are communicated but not always exchanged. We propose to give ourselves time to meet, building spaces for warm and quality conversation.
The design of visual communication, as well as the set of challenges that this event poses, share the vocation of collective construction. This involves a training process with students and teachers from our University (UdelaR) that will be evident from now on on the website and in general communication proposals. We invite you to join us and pay attention to this process!

Organizer Team


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Faculty of Psychology:

• Alicia Rodríguez (Institute of Social Psychology)
• Lucía Pierri (Institute of Social Psychology)
• Ana Carina Rodríguez (Institute of Social Psychology)
• Daniela Osorio (Institute of Social Psychology)
• Gabby Recto (Institute of Social Psychology)
• Cecilia Marotta (Institute of Social Psychology)
• Natania Tommasino (Institute of Social Psychology)
• Olivia Engel (Integral Training Group – ‘’Interdiscipline, territory y collective action).
• Gabriel Soto (Institute of Fundamentals and Methods in Psychology)
• Mónica Da Silva (Institute of Fundamentals and Methods in Psychology and Co-governed Extension Commission)
• Sandra López (Institute of Social Psychology)
• Clara Betty Weisz (Institute of Fundamentals and Methods in Psychology and Co-governed Extension Commission)
• Mariana Pereira (Institute of Health Psychology)
• Camila Barceló (Academic Secretariat for the Management of Integrality and National and International Relations, Faculty of Psychology)
• Nat Tommasino(Institute of Social Psychology)
• Natalia Laino (Institute of Social Psychology)
• Ma. Eugenia Viñar (Institute of Social Psychology)
• Nati Fariña
• Guillermina Pose

Northern Coast Regional Center:

• Delia Bianchi (Community Health Pole, Paysandú)
• Guillermo Hermann (Regional Extension Unit)

Central Extension Service and Activities in the Environment:

• Gerardo Sarachu
• Valeria Grabino

Integral Training Space SALIDA, Faculty of Architecture, Design and Urban Planning and and Observatory of Metropolitan Territorial Conflicts (CONTRA):

• Miguel Fascioli

Network of Extension Units:

• María Lourdes Pereyra (Coordinator Unit for Outreach and Activities in the Community, Faculty of Law)
• Graciela Umpiérrez (Extension Support Unit, Faculty of Nursing)
• Génesis Hernández (Extension Support Unit, Faculty of Nursing)
• Gabriel Soto (Academic Outreach Unit, School of Nutrition)
• Cecilia Muniz (Outreach Unit, Faculty of Sciences)
• Patricia Iribarne (Outreach Unit, Faculty of Sciences)

Metropolitan Integral Program:

• Leticia Folgar

Higher Institute of Physical Education:

• Jorge Rettich
• Patricia Dalmás
• Carla De Polsi

APEX Program:

• Teresa Dornell
• Pablo Pereira

Academic secretary: Tania Pérez


The graphic identity of the event along with the guidelines for its appropriate visual communication were produced by a team of students from the FADU-Udelar Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Communication Design and involved direct involvement with the organizing team.

• Paula Dopazo
• Mauro Silvera
• Felipe Sosa
• Mariana Sbrocca
• Sebastián Calabria
• Melissa Montesdeoca
• Horacio Todeschini


• Comisión Sectorial de Extensión y Actividades en el Medio (CSEAM-UdelaR)
• Comisión Sectorial de Investigación Científica-UdelaR (CSIC-UdelaR)
• Servicio de Relaciones Internacionales (SRI-UdelaR)
• Espacio Interdisciplinario (EI- UdelaR)
• IM (Intendencia de Montevideo)


• Secretaría Académica para la Gestión de la Integralidad y de las Relaciones Nacionales e Internacionales (SAGIRNI), Facultad de Psicología
• Academic Secretariat for the Management of Integrality and National and International Relations, Faculty of Psychology
• Academic Extension Commission, Faculty of Psychology
• Union of Psychologists of Uruguay
• Coordinator of Psychologists of Uruguay
• Latin American Training Network in Community Psychology
• Community Psychology Working Group of the Inter-American Society of Psychology
• CLACSO Group on Critical Extension: theory and practices in Latin America and the Caribbean
• Professional Association of Family and Community Nursing
• Academic Section Educational and Community Communication, Department of Professional Specializations, Faculty of Information and Communication
• Social Education Training Institute, Education Training Council, National Public Education Administration

Web development

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• The information on this website is hosted on the servers of the University of the Republic (Central Information Technology Service-Udelar)

Website sponsored by the Society for Community Research and Action, Division 27 of the American Psychological Association.

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Event declared of departamental interest by the City Hall of Montevideo:

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