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Purpose, Vision and Values

African American Employee Resource Group MeetingĀ  March 2014

We commit to full inclusion and equality at all levels of Cooperative Extension in order to strengthen our personal and organizational effectiveness.

AAAG is a growing, relevant and thriving group of colleagues dedicated to addressing individual and community needs through full engagement, resulting in organizational excellence.

Values to which we commit:

  • Cultural Competency/Scholarship – We demonstrate scholarship that reflects cultural competency in the way we engage, research and disseminate our work
  • Support/Mentor – The growth and development of inter-generational relationships are valued through support, mentoring and coaching
  • Celebrate/Relationships – We continuously build on our relationships by celebrating our successes.
  • Recruit/Retention – We actively recruit within multicultural communities discovering skill sets and values reflecting parity in our organization building a diverse, inclusive, respectful work environment enhancing retention