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Last modified: June 4, 2012, 7:23 PM
Spirit in Action envisions a world in which every community is strong, vibrant, heart-centered and working joyfully together across our unique identities to sustain an interdependent system of caring for each other and the earth.
The mission of Spirit in Action is to create a positive future grounded in the values of equality, peace and justice for all. We develop effective leaders, support organizational sustainability, build cohesive networks, and catalyze transformative social change.
Through our programs, we aspire to build a broad and interconnected social force committed to collectively changing the world by working with communities to Reimagine culture, Resist domination, Reform institutions and Recreate society. Click here to read about our Theory of Transformation.
Since our inception, four guiding principles have shaped all aspects of our work. These principles emerged from a national Listening Project in which activists responded to the question: "What will it take to build a transformative movement that can change the world?" Their stories, struggles and aspirations gave rise to these principles.
day into our work and into our relationships, and we tap into legacies of resilience to heal and transform at the personal and interpersonal levels. The privilege and responsibility of being in diverse community calls us to recognize that we share both a common humanity and particular social identities, which accord power in unbalanced ways. Bridging these power divides through inclusive communities of practice is at the heart of healing divisions.