OutReach's Values


  • We welcome, value and respect the presence, contributions and rights of all LGBT people.
  • We believe that all forms of oppression need to be challenged and defeated and that equal access to opportunities is the norm.
  • We will proactively pursue social change.
  • We provide a safe and welcoming environment to staff, volunteers, stakeholders, consumers and all community members.
  • We will strive to educate the community-at-large by conveying the realities of the lives of LGBT people and their families.
  • We respect human dignity across cultural, ethnic, gender identity, ability, class and sex differences.
  • We will act honestly, responsibly, accountably and with integrity in all matters.
  • We will access relevant information and prioritize customer needs in our daily work, organizational planning and decision-making process.
  • We will treat our staff, donors, voluteers and customers as the valuable resouce they are.
  • We will be leaders and role models in the LGBT community.
  • We will act cooperatively and in coordination with other like-minded community organizations.
  • We will strive to provide services to all in need regardless of income or educational level.
  • We will strive to recognize and respond to community needs.