- Because it is a commitment of faith--
Belief in the goodness and potential of every person,
especially those "least likely to succeed."
- Because it is a disciplined system.
which does not curry to the favor of funders,
nor meld itself to the latest trend in academic circles
- Because its purpose is clearly defined
and its focus limited only to
that which it can successfully accomplish.
- Because it is a living system,
flexible enough to respond to the moment,
yet structured enough to withstand the forces
which push and pull at it to be something it is not.