No one is an island. Our well-being as individuals is inextricably linked with the well-being of our community and the world.
We all have gifts. We all have the capacity to listen, learn, care and act to make life better for ourselves and our community.
We are resilient. We can overcome old hurts, free ourselves from destructive habits, and tap our strengths.
It’s about relationships. With thoughtful, sustained, loving support, we can all develop the capacities we need to thrive and contribute to building a better world.
In all of our work with young people and adults, we aim to foster social responsibility, which we envision as a stance toward life characterized by
Caring for ourselves, our family and friends, the community, and the world
Awareness of suffering and injustice
Honesty as the foundation for healthy human relationships
Vision of new possibilities locally and globally
Hope that we can create a better world through our actions
Courage to stand up for what is right and to question our own assumptions and understandings
Curiosity that leads to knowledge about ourselves and the world around us
Understanding of human conflicts and challenges in all their complexity