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Mission, Vision, Values


We unite and empower the international spinal cord injury community to cure paralysis through advocacy, education, and support for research.


Every person has equal access to treatments that will restore health and independence after spinal cord injury.


We hold ourselves to the highest standard of honesty and transparency in all of our actions.

We are open-minded and imaginative in the pursuit of our mission.

We believe shared knowledge is the key to accelerating progress toward cures.

We serve everyone who shares our mission.

We are focused and energetic in the face of obstacles and disappointments.

We lead our community on a path toward responsible self-determination.

Diversity Statement

We embrace and cultivate diversity, equity, and inclusion for our Board, staff, volunteers, and community. In particular, we value the full participation in programs, policy, and decision-making by persons living with a spinal cord injury/disease (including family members). We also strive to maintain gender balance in our recruitment and hiring. The composition of our Board and staff reflects these values.

Non Discriminatory Policy

Unite 2 Fight Paralysis is a 501c3 organization and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (includes gender, pregnancy and sexual harassment), religion, age (18 or older), marital status, physical/mental disability, injury, family relationship, and retaliation on the basis of having opposed an unlawful employment practice.