Our Values

What are Reshapers’ values?

Peace and Justice

  • We believe violence is never acceptable
  • We believe in a just society based on truth and reconciliation

Co-operation and Community

  • We believe in working together to achieve best outcomes
  • We believe building community is essential to well-being

Equality and transparency

  • We  believe all people are of equal worth
  • We believe in honest mutual accountability

Care of the earth

  • We believe in our shared responsibility for our planet
  • We respect the earth and all living things

Creativity

  • We believe in everyone’s creative potential
  • We believe in creativity as a powerful tool for well-being and transformation

Simplicity and thrift

  • We believe simplicity promotes well-being
  • We believe in careful use of scarce resources

 

What do these values mean in practice?

Peace and Justice

  • We use and teach strategies for avoiding conflict and promoting peaceful co-operation
  • We promote restorative justice
  • We have a fair trade and fair wage policy
  • We use ethical support services

Co-operation and community

  • We make decisions by consensus
  • We work on the basis of trust and shared power
  • We work collaboratively and promote partnerships
  • We gather as a community on a regular basis

Equality and transparency

  • We promote diversity and challenge discrimination
  • We prioritise support for the vulnerable and oppressed
  • We are accountable to all our stakeholders
  • We practice transparency in all our work

Care of the earth

  • We reduce, re-use and recycle
  • We use environmentally friendly products and practices
  • We promote sustainable living
  • We encourage care of the natural world

Creativity

  • We use creative learning methods
  • We encourage creativity, art and craft with all ages
  • We promote holistic well-being
  • We showcase creative collaborations and projects

Simplicity and thrift

  • We promote simple living in families, communities and business
  • We seek simple solutions to all challenges
  • We repurpose, reshape and recycle as much as possible
  • We adopt thrifty management of our resources