At the core of community wellness is human connection.
While geographic, technological and societal pressures may create divisions, we will nurture a climate that welcomes diversity and inclusion, models civility and celebrates connection. Our goal is to enable all people in our community to feel at home and be free to be their best, authentic selves.
Promote and model diversity and inclusion in business, non-profit, local government and educational institutions.
Promote civil dialogue from elected officials, the media and the general public, with a focus on strengthening underrepresented voices.
Promote and cultivate a spirit of giving through philanthropy, volunteerism and corporate social responsibility.
Urge government to continuously improve and refine its approach to civic engagement to increase participation and empower citizens.
Support policies, actions and incentives that increase the development of housing of all types for all income categories including programs for special needs populations and intergenerational housing models.
Champion the development of vibrant neighborhoods throughout San Luis Obispo county that include gathering spaces and amenities that bring people together and create a sense of belonging and community.
Encourage collaboration between government, businesses and nonprofits to support access to mental healthcare, homeless services, drug and alcohol rehabilitation treatment and other social services.
Promote and enhance access to arts and cultural activities in the region, recognizing the role they play in expanding greater community participation, connection, and cultural understanding.