Mission, Vision & Core Values

Our Mission:

Building programs that focus on commonalities and collaboration, so our youth are better equipped to become thriving community members who care for their neighbors.

Our Strategic Vision:

A community center that builds relationships through collaboration, support, and caring. The community center would be a model that can be taken to other communities throughout the United States.

The Strategic Objectives and Goals of Our Programs:

  • Develops meaningful collaboration 
  • Mentoring
  • Develops essential life skills
  • Fosters career pathways and/or entrepreneurship
  • Develops leadership skills and problem-solving skills
  • Builds relationships

Our Core Values:

The Joseph Initiative is is rooted in Christian faith but welcomes all community members. In our daily activities, we abide by the following core values:

  • We will honor everyone with whom we have contact by treating them with compassion, grace and mercy.
  • We will provide enrichment programs and essential services that are accepting, welcoming, and safe for all members of our community.
  • We will conduct our business activities with honesty and integrity.
  • We will serve as a place where people can gain knowledge that enriches their lives and the lives of those around them.
  • We will be a place where people can have fun.