Core Values

Healthy Communities of the Capital Area uses the following set of interrelated core values to guide our actions within communities and with each other.

Authentic Engagement. We connect through the process of relationship building, deep listening, and establishing a foundation of mutual partnership and trust.

Sense of Place. We generate community-centered solutions informed by the needs and lived experiences of local communities and across Maine.

Equity. We address poverty, racism, and other societal inequities and prioritize the people most impacted.

Honesty. We practice openness, consistency, stewardship, and transparency in all interactions.

Dedication. We demonstrate commitment, tenacity, and passion for sustainable change.

Wellbeing. We support quality of life at the intersection of individuals and their environments.