What We Stand For

our MISSION

Through direct services, education, and community support, ASAP empowers asylum seekers to rebuild their lives with dignity and purpose.

 

our VISION

Our vision is to ensure that all persons fleeing persecution are empowered to rebuild their lives with dignity and purpose.

 

our VALUES

Equality

We believe that all people have the right to equitable treatment and a fair allocation of community resources.

Diversity

We believe that inclusion makes us stronger.

Respect

We believe our clients, staff, volunteers, and supporters come to us with a wellspring of skills, abilities, and expertise. Our job is to build on these strengths to encourage and empower.

Collaboration

We believe partnership is the most effective way to improve the lives of asylum seekers. We are committed to building a coalition of providers to serve and support our clients.

Perseverance

Our work requires us to address seemingly intractable problems. With courage, imagination, and grit, we believe we can create meaningful change.