MISSION

Mission and GoalsTogether with community residents and other stakeholders, we aim to alleviate education and health disparities, revitalize neighborhoods, and reduce the cycle of poverty for low income children and families.

 

VALUES

  • All persons deserve equal economic, political and social rights and opportunities;
  • Effective change in community’s conditions can only happen when residents are empowered;
  • Issues confronting communities can only be solved when residents are actively involved in making change;
  • Residents must have the authority to define their own needs and community issues;
  • Distressed communities have a right to the resources its residents can use to improve their conditions;
  • Building resident capacities is central to improving community conditions;
  • Building resident capacity must be based on each community’s particular needs and resources;
  • Our organizational work addresses structural difficulties that contribute to community distress (e.g. policy and structural changes); and
  • We work to ensure sustainable changes in the community.

 

GOALS

  • Develop resident-based capacity to determine and implement positive change in their community;
  • Empower families/individuals to be resilient and self-sufficient;
  • Increase access for bilingual/bicultural healthcare, health promotion, and medical prevention services especially marginalized families/individuals;
  • Work with stakeholders to improve coordination of healthcare and social services;
  • Improve emotional/mental health and academic success for children of all ages; and
  • Provide college student internships and practicum experiences to help increase bilingual and bicultural workforce development in healthcare and social service professionals.

 

 

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| Office Phone:  (714) 441-3401 | Fax: (714) 441-3402 | Email:  healthyneighborhoods@fullerton.edu |