Equity, Inclusion, AND Access
We welcome, engage, and support all voices, backgrounds, and perspectives to catalyze change in the field and foster a deeper understanding of our shared humanity. We support equity and equitable decision-making and opportunity. We strive to provide an inclusive environment and accessible opportunities for all partners and participants, especially those that are underrepresented or marginalized.
Partnerships, Collaborations, and Connections
We create and sustain private, public, and community partnerships based on trust and inclusivity that advance the preservation of tangible and intangible cultural heritage. We are the best advocates for the field when we connect and speak in a collective voice.
Climate Impact, Environment, and Sustainability
We recognize the unprecedented environmental perils to cultural heritage and the need to support climate resiliency, to mitigate our environmental impact, and to be sustainable in our actions. We strive to advance sustainable practices to fight the impact of the climate crisis, preserve heritage at risk, and improve our field.
Operational Resilience and Excellence
We embrace the strategic management of our organization, reflecting the responsibility to our mission, and are committed to doing so ethically, sustainably, and transparently.