What are Values?

Values are things that really matter to each of us. They can be deeply held beliefs, a mission or philosophy and they make up our individual identities.

Some examples are listed below:



  • Advocacy
  • Belief
  • Empathy
  • Family
  • Gratitude
  • Happiness
  • Justice
  • Kindness
  • Learning
  • Order
  • Respect
  • Tradition
  • Understanding
  • Vitality


A powerful example of values in action for an entire community is here: