Circle of Friends' Mission, Vision & Values

Our Mission

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. 

Our 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.

Our 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

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Circle Summer


Gala 2018


1000 N. Alameda St, Ste. #240

Commerce, CA 90012



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