BATJC Values, Principles and Practices

The BATJC orients all of our work from the following shared values, principles and practices:


  • Interdependence
  • Integrity and authentic connection
  • Trust
  • Compassion
  • Humility and courage
  • Healing
  • Responsibility and accountability
  • Sharing and sustainability
  • Transformation and growth
  • Liberation and possibility


  • Value-based work
  • Personal and systemic transformation
  • Building through relationship and trust
  • Taking accountability
  • Building relationships in service of liberation
  • Showing up for each other out of duty and choice.


  • Proactively taking accountability
  • Prioritizing our relationships with ourselves and each other over action or goals
  • Encouraging decentralized growth
  • Holding the humanity and dignity of everyone
  • Holding contradictions and complexity
  • Practicing transparency while holding confidentiality
  • Engaging in personal growth and healing work outside of group
  • Collective action and collective leadership
  • Challenging oppressive dynamics in the service of connection and trust
  • Engaging in conflict openly and honestly
  • Putting the work first, keeping it moving forward
  • Individual and collective reflection and adaptation

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