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© 2016 Circle of Friends ~ The Path to Inclusion, a Project of Community Partners, 501(c)(3), Tax ID # 95-4302067

Our Mission, Vision & Values

Mission

Our mission is to promote inclusion for students with disabilities and those living with adversity. We empower all students to appreciate differences, build genuine friendships, and stand up to bullying to achieve significant social impact.

Vision

Circle of Friends envisions a world where people of all abilities give respect and kindness to one another and interact meaningfully within schools, workplaces, and communities.

Values

  • Honor Diversity While Celebrating our Commonality

  • Cultivate Friendship and Emotional Intelligence

  • Support Development of the Whole Child

  • Presume Competence and Resilience in Others

  • Build Advocacy through Empowerment

 I’m not lonely anymore.  And when I do get some company, my life suddenly becomes whole.  

– Amelia, student with autism