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The Center: Vision, Mission and Values


Our Vision

Safe children, strong families, and connected communities

Our Mission

To enhance the capacity of organizations that serve children and families

Our Values

Compassion
We passionately support the work of our partners and our coworkers as they serve children, families, and communities.

Teamwork
We are committed to the common goals of the organization, and we support one another’s work.

Excellence
Because we value our partners, we strive to understand their needs and exceed their expectations.

Integrity
We are committed to trustworthy, ethical behavior.

Professionalism
We exhibit a courteous and conscientious manner in the workplace.

Flexibility
We adapt to and manage changing goals.

Inclusiveness
We are open to diverse people and ideas.

Stewardship
We recognize that we have been entrusted with public funds and have a responsibility to use resources wisely.