Mission Statement

1. To work collaboratively with WHEDco, their partner organizations, and community members to ensure the emphasis of community voices and needs in all work conducted;
2. To contextualize work to better understand the nature of a given situation;
3. To be open, honest, and receptive about all information, strategies, and ideas presented;
4. To ask questions, be inquisitive, and strive to explore to the best of my ability answers and/or solutions to problems and situations posed;
5. To conduct all research thoroughly with assiduous attention to detail, especially with regard to all participant observation and engaged research;
6. To take the utmost care to represent and express the voices and opinions of community members in the most accurate manner possible; and
7. To hold myself to the highest standard of quality in all materials that I produce for WHEDco, Gallatin, and myself.