• Assist in the development of community leadership and promote community interaction.
  • Assist participants to identify and use their strengths and talents to meet personal and community needs.
  • Strengthen the bonds among the home, school and the community.
  • Expose youth, adults and seniors to cultural education, and other enriching experiences.
  • Provide participants with the tools and resources to become and remain part of the social and economic mainstream.
  • Assist participants to develop pride in themselves and their community.
  • Provide participants with the tools and resources to decrease or eliminate dependency on public assistance.
  • Identify and encourage the use of resources available to the community.
  • Encourage collaboration between public and private community institutions and resources.