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Mission & Values

Our Mission

To improve lives and build our community by engaging individuals and mobilizing collective action.

Our Values

- Respect the dignity, uniqueness and worth of every person 
- Be accountable by providing accurate and honest disclosure of information 
- Achieve the highest standards of ethics and integrity 
- Provide non-partisan leadership in social change 
- Generate innovation, partnerships, and collective action 
- Support community wisdom and encourage citizen involvement 
- Encourage and promote volunteerism and volunteer leadership 
- Embrace diversity and inclusivity

We aspire to:

- Energize and inspire people to make a difference 
- Provide meaningful opportunities for individuals to realize their potential by demonstrating volunteer leadership in service to community 
- Reflect the diversity of the communities we serve 
- Craft human care agendas within and across our community 
- Build coalitions around agendas 
- Increase investments in agendas by expanding and diversifying resource development and fundraising efforts 
- Ensure investments have recognizable impact