Mission

To improve the lives of all young people and adults by empowering advocates to support social and emotional learning in New York.

Vision

We envision a world where all schools and youth-serving organizations are centers of safe, caring and supportive activity where youth and adults are empathetic, resilient, civically engaged and culturally aware and responsive, and develop the skills to solve problems, manage emotions and form positive relationships with others.

Goals

Connect

Connect local SEL stakeholders to learn and share best practices

Promote

Build community and statewide awareness for SEL and its impact

Support

Support high-quality, equity-focused SEL practice and professional learning

Advocate

Advocate for equity-focused state and local policies and funding to support SEL