Vision & Values

Vision & Values

Our Vision

All LGBTQ elders of color experiencing a just and abundant quality of life.

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Community

An essential part of life that contributes to the building of friendship, companionship, family, support, and the celebration of our lives and survival; as well as creates avenues for collaboration with agencies and partners focused on using resources in a complementary manner.

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Empowerment

GRIOT supports our members in living a better life through creating life-long opportunities for learning, growing, and sharing their individual life experiences.

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Safety

Recognizing that there is no one “safe” space for all, GRIOT works to foster a physically and emotionally safe environment in all aspects of our programming services.

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Justice

Intrinsic to GRIOT's programming and advocacy with and on behalf of all of our constituencies.

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Respect

ach person's humanity, history, traditions, experiences, and privacy is valued and encouraged.

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Integrity

GRIOT is committed to responsible, honest, transparent, ethical, and accountable management.

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Excellence

GRIOT strives to establish a culture of accountability, growth, and excellence among staff, volunteers, and board members.

 
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