Each person has value and is afforded dignity and respect.
There is no such thing as a risk-free life
All people should have the opportunity to experience citizenship and contribute to their community
Listening is hearing with thoughtful attention even if the speaker doesn't use words
All people have rights and with rights come responsibilities
Communities of diversity are richer, better and more productive places in which to live and learn
Each person has the right to be the primary decision maker in his life and carry the responsibility for the direction it takes.
All people are interdependent and can develop reciprocal relationships where control is shared
All people learn and grow throughout their lifetime.