We declare that no person should be denied respect or the right to live on the basis of their race,

nationality, orientation, gender or sexuality, ability, economic status, or religion.


We declare that religion and spirituality are deeply personal matters that touch each of us uniquely,

and that no two stories are identical.


We declare that every person has the right to experience their spiritual journey

with all the privacy or transparency they desire.


We declare that victims are never to blame for the abuse inflicted upon them.


We declare that the protection and care of those most vulnerable and marginalized among us is the noble goal of community.


We declare that healing can be found in common spaces and common experiences.