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BPI’s Mission

To combat systemic barriers to equity and to fight for racial, economic, and social justice.

BPI’s Vision

Every person has the right and opportunity to live their fullest life in a thriving community and free of systemic barriers.

BPI’s Values

We commit ourselves to working with each other and our partners to achieve our mission with…

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Collaboration

Building collective power by working respectfully and sharing power.

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Determination

Honoring the struggle through humility, tenacity,innovation, and risk taking.

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Effectiveness

Striving for results that lead to enduring change.

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Equity

Requiring justice and fairness in access, process, and results.

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Integrity

Approaching our work with honesty, intentionality, and transparency.

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STRATEGIC PLAN ‘21–22

BPI’s two-phase organizational and strategic planning process began in November 2020 with ARISE Consulting Inc. From this process, three strategic directions were identified to guide the work of BPI over the next three years in line with our mission, vision, and values.

Strengthen

Strengthening our impact by rooting our work and voice in communities and collaborations and by amplifying our message.
• Strengthen external connections and relevance
• Tell our story more effectively
• Root our work in community and collaboration

Expand

Expanding the effectiveness of our work through innovation, partnerships, and accountability.
• Define BPI’s focus
• Create evaluation process
• Innovate boldly through partnerships and new projects

Invest

Holistically investing in a culture of equity through board and staff development and support.
• Build staff development/support infrastructure
• Embody Equity Inclusion Shared Power (EISP) in practice and process
• Deepen board capacity

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