What we believe is important

  • Authenticity and full self-expression for all people, empowering leadership and civic engagement
  • Courage to respectfully speak truth to power and to each other, creating a foundation for meaningful dialogue and building consensus
  • Trust in the sincerity, competence, and reliability of others, empowering teamwork
  • Stakeholdership, a worldview that we all share responsibility for an interdependent global future
  • Innovation, an openness to change and a growth mindset, understanding that we learn from mistakes


What we bring to the table and the characteristics of those we partner with

  • Compassion: treating others with kindness, empathy, and nonjudgment
  • Optimism: seeing the glass as full, even if it means finding a smaller glass
  • Generosity: giving fully to the best of one’s ability, regardless of circumstances
  • Gratitude: recognizing all of life’s blessings, no matter how small
  • Love: caring unconditionally and supporting others on their journeys
  • Lightness: laughter, playfulness, and irreverence that makes any day better
  • Curiosity: an insatiable desire to learn through provocative questions and difficult conversations
  • Resilience: the unwillingness to give up because what’s at stake is too important

Inclusion Statement

We are committed to cultural competency and equal access. We recognize the inherent worth and dignity of every person regardless of race, ethnicity, religious preference, political ideology, national origin, residency status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, or ability.