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Our Mission

Morningside advances the employment and self-sufficiency of people with disabilities.

 

Our Vision

Morningside envisions a future in which people with disabilities have access to the same opportunities as all other citizens.

 

Our Values

The following principles and values guide our work and set our priorities:

For our Clients

  • We support the rights of people with disabilities to participate fully in community employment settings.
  • People with disabilities achieve fulfillment through learning, contributing, and relationship building.
  • People with disabilities have the right to direct their own vocational decisions through choice, participation and control.
  • We believe respect acknowledges equity.
  • True personal and vocational growth demands the courage to accept risks.
  • Morningside partners with its employees and participants to provide and maintain a safe work environment.
  • Our commitment to participants is guaranteed through the organization’s financial security.

 

For our Staff

  • Morningside employees are treated with respect for the special skills and knowledge each brings to the workplace.
  • To the greatest extent possible, employees are empowered to make decisions affecting their work.
  • On-going staff recognition plays an essential role in promoting excellence and innovation in our workplace.
  • Morningside employees maintain professionalism in their interactions within and outside the organization.
  • A diverse work force brings significant benefits to Morningside’s participants, employees, and the community.
  • Supporting employees in their educational and professional growth is integral to Morningside’s overall success.
  • The importance of the work employees do is evidenced by appropriate compensation equity across the organization.

 

For our Community

  • The combined talents and unique contributions of all individuals add richness and resources to the community.
  • Partnering with businesses, corporations, government, and other local organizations
    strengthens the community and expands the roles that can be filled by people with disabilities.
  • Increased acceptance and the celebration of diversity significantly enhance the quality of community life.
  • We support ongoing education and awareness programs to encourage, reinforce, and increase inclusion and employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
  • The achievement of the highest possible level of self-sufficiency of all citizens increases the economic strength and stability of the community.
  • Maintaining a progressive leadership role in the community increases inclusion and employment of people with disabilities.