Our Mission, Vision & Values
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.
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.
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