Mission, Vision, Values

MISSION

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


VISION

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


VALUES

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

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

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

Community
We serve everyone who shares our mission.

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

Empowerment
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.