Principles and Commitments

Our Principles and Commitments

The principles which we center our practice and teaching on:

  • Addressing financial barriers that restrict access
  • Diversity, inclusiveness and addressing social barriers
  • Trauma informed/sensitive practices
  • Teacher’s living wage and benefits (including health insurance)
  • Cultural appropriation vs. cultural appreciation
  • Internal mechanisms of organizational feedback and self correction
  • Attention to legacy and lineage, willingness to evolve the practice