Literacy Connects Values
Literacy Connects is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission of “Connecting people of all ages to a world of opportunities through literacy and creative expression.” The core values that influence our organizational direction are equity and social justice, creativity and imagination, collaborative relationships, joy, and transformational learning. We have built a staff of people who are passionate, committed to the mission, adaptable, willing to take initiative, collaborative, and joyful. We are positive and always try to work from a place of gratitude.
Equity and Social Justice require that everybody has the equal opportunity to participate, learn and contribute.
Creativity and Imagination are at the core of innovation and deep learning.
Collaborative Relationships are the key to our success.
Joy nourishes our lives and shows us what is possible.
Transformational Learning opens doors to personal power and potential.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
As an organization that values equity and social justice, Literacy Connects strives to be a place where all feel welcome, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, immigration status, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. We work to champion social justice initiatives and advocate for our community, and to continue to grow as an organization and individuals. It is our diverse community that makes us who we are, and we stand against any and all discrimination, racism, and hatred.