& Guiding Principles
Racial Equity Focus: We demonstrate a commitment to violence prevention solutions that address racial inequity and systemic/structural racism
Respect: We respect everyone in the community, valuing all cultures and recognizing strengths, needs, and aspirations without judgment.
Integrity: We use the highest standards of ethics and professionalism to maintain integrity and build community trust through honesty and commitment.
Data + Results Driven: We are committed to a transparent, data-driven process, including community feedback, actionable data, and evolving priorities, that results in measurable improvements/outcomes.
Community Engagement + Inclusion: Through intentional inclusion, engagement, and empowerment, we foster a culture of equity that respects and values the contributions of every individual toward a safe community.
Systems level change + regional shared plan: We achieve systemic change and policy solutions locally and within a regionally shared plan to reduce and prevent violence.
Resources: We collaborate regionally, coordinate existing resources, and develop new resources to achieve our shared vision.