We envision communities as welcoming and supportive.
We believe that all people have a right and responsibility to make choices affecting their lives. With choice come risks.
We support people’s right to risk as there is potential for learning in each choice we make.
We believe all people deserve respectful individualized support so that they can reach for and attain their goals.
We do not believe that people need to be “fixed”, as they are not broken.
We do not believe that people need to “get ready” for life.
We believe the right to live a life of value and dignity is a birth right.
We believe that great communities welcome the opportunity to learn from diversity and value the unique, individual gifts that each member brings.
We believe that each individual's contribution no matter how large or small is valuable and worthwhile.
We believe that to exclude one is to exclude all.
We believe that for individuals to be seen and valued for themselves we must resist the historical practices of grouping people by arbitrary labels.
Citrus Heights, CA