SDCN's Mission, Vision, and Values
SDCN’s mission is to develop everyday leaders who engage differences as strengths to improve campuses, workplaces, and communities.
SDCN envisions a world in which all people have the tools to create the communities they dream of so people of all identities can thrive.
COURAGE: to engage those different from ourselves, to challenge bias in others and ourselves, and to take action to address inequities
EMPATHY: a willingness to listen deeply to others – especially in moments of conflict; leads to more inclusive worldviews
SPIRIT OF INQUIRY: learn from each other, rigorously evaluate our efforts, analyze data to inform our program and operations strategies
CONTINUITY: commitment to sustained engagement to facilitate lasting impact in communities and organizations
COLLABORATION: examine relationships among individuals, groups, organizations, and communities; collaborate to ignite deeper impact