o   We welcome everyone to our conversation. 

o   We invite participation from those who contribute positively toward our goal.


o   We listen.

o   We empathize.

o   We assume the best in each person.


o   We do what we say we will do.

o   We learn from our mistakes.

o   We believe good data is the bedrock of good policy.

o   We know our sources and use primary source data whenever possible. 

o   We are transparent about our process and intent.

·      RESOLVE:

o   We serve with courage.

o   We believe in the strength of community.

o   We persist.