Joining the SJLI family means working with a passionate team who believe in the potential of everyday people to transform the world around them. It means empowering communities of color to succeed as scholars, and unlock their ability to transform their world. It means creating alternative food systems in neighborhoods lacking healthy options and equipping residents with tools for living healthier lives. It means building capacity for community members to identify and rectify injustice so that they can advocate for policies that address their needs.
- We privilege the ideas, voice, and leadership of our youth and community members.
- Everyone must be afforded equal opportunity in order to achieve equitable treatment.
- We do all things in love.
- No one is hopeless.