Making a Difference: “Back to Basics”
The Basics: The Foundations of Our Work
> The Guiding Value: To support labeled people in enjoying life conditions at least as good as respected citizens.
> How we achieve that value: Identification
Our deeply felt experience of walking in the shoes of, seeing through the eyes of a person labeled as “different.” To deeply experience “them” as “us.”
> The Most Important Outcome: Valued Roles
Valued roles will be life changing: In being supported as a worker, church member, team member, neighbor, lover, spouse. The person will:
> Be expected to be one of US.
> Will engage in activity like Ours.
> Will experience relationships like Ours.