1. Involvement of teachers of color in all aspects of the organization is crucial.
  2. Democratic decision-making processes need to be upheld, ensuring the meaningful participation of every member in systems and structures.
  3.  Shared accountability for our actions as individuals and as an organization.
  4. Learning and collective action is a partnership between the students, teachers, parents, and community.
  5. Our actions address root causes of systems of oppression at individual, group, and societal levels (racism, sexism, homophobia, age-ism, able-ism, etc.)
  6. The development of our organization is based on the evolution of our individual and collective processes.