As a Faith-based organization, we believe in… 

…approaching all that we do with deliberation, compassion, charity, integrity, prudence, inclusiveness, and humility. 

…respecting and valuing cultural, racial, and ethnic diversity by operating in a manner that supports and enhances the dignity of individuals and communities. 

…respecting and valuing each person’s strengths and abilities by including in the decision-making process those affected by our decisions. 

…addressing the root causes of poverty by focusing our efforts on nurturing healthy communities, especially with respect to the poor and underserved. 

…supporting and enhancing the well-being of children and families. 

…collaborating with foundations, organizations, and other systems to leverage assets and resources whenever possible. 

…striving for actions that are strategic, timely, outcome oriented, and directed toward long-term systemic change.