Our Values

» Social justice and the promotion of health equity

» Authentic family-centered care that recognizes family as the center of a child’s life and as an equal partner in decision-making about all aspects of the child’s care

» Effective family/professional partnerships at the local, state, and national level

» Inclusion and connection of underserved families representing the cultural, linguistic and geographic diversity of the population

» Connected and informed family leaders and youth leaders as powerful change agents

» Children and youth with special needs and their families becoming empowered self-advocates

» Family engagement in prevention, health and wellness in clinical and community settings