We believe that when you insert yourself into someone else’s life or community intending to effect change, you accept certain responsibilities.
To do no harm.
To honor their value, dignity, and rights as human beings.
To check your power and privilege and earn your seat at the table.
To listen and learn with humility.
To understand the problem from the perspective of those it affects.
To work collaboratively, respectfully, and inclusively with all stakeholders.
To hold yourself accountable for results.
To steward the resources entrusted to you responsibly and transparently.
To recognize the ethical implications of controlling scarce resources in the face of abundant need.