Our Principles & Personality
S.O.U.L. Sisters Principles
Our principles are ideas and concepts that guide all aspects of our program and our way of interacting with one another.
Our past informs our future.
(Akan word from Ghana meaning “go back & fetch it”)
Collectivism & Interconnectedness
We are more powerful when we do things together.
Everyone has the right to heal.
Hope & Transformation
Change is possible.
We are all connected to something greater than ourselves.
(S.O.U.L Sisters doesn’t advocate or promote a specific religion. All are welcome.)
Individuals have power to control their circumstances.
Deep knowledge our of cultural backgrounds supports our growth and healing.
The arts are powerful. Let’s make something beautiful!
The S.O.U.L. Sisters Personality
Our personality describes the way we expect each member of the SOUL Sisters community to be with one another.
See & have compassion for the shadow and light within.
Value the voice of all.
Use skillful communication.
Keep ourselves clean in mind, body and spirit.
Refrain from petty arguments.
Step up when shutting down and step back when over-talking.
Speak up when hurt.
Honor yourself by reaching out for support.
Engage intellectual curiosity.
Accept constructive feedback.
Be accountable for actions and words.
Understand that your intent may not match your impact.