We will encourage young writers to perfect the form and ethics of journalism. Through this focus our writers will:
- Organize their thoughts;
- Develop leadership skills;
- Provide opportunities for citizenship, planning, decision-making and celebrating our communities;
- Contribute to the cultural richness of their community;
- Make a positive contribution to their community;
- Develop a meaningful set of values to guide their actions and make sound decisions;
- Relate to others with increasing understanding, skill and respect; and
- Foster reasoned discussion of contemporary issues.
Effective Date: This Values Statement is effective and was last updated on September 4, 2015.