We work toward all people being compensated fairly and treated with dignity, and everyone having access to the food, shelter, and physical and mental health supports that allow families and communities to thrive. We work toward a future where people of all genders, races and ethnicities, abilities, income levels, and occupations have a voice in the decisions that affect their lives. And we work towards solutions in a way that is connected and compassionate.
Inclusion. Connection. Community Self-Determination. Transformation. Hope & Joy.
Oppression exists and is a problem
Everyone has biases and assumptions
Economic and racial inequality are connected
Change is possible
An equity lens offers a powerful tool
Process is as important as outcome
People impacted have good solutions
The best problem-solving is creative rather than 'one size fits all'
A strengths-based approach is powerful
Trauma-informed practice is crucial