Our Mission. Our Vision. Our Values.


Our Mission.

Our mission is to help intellectually disabled, indigenous, and persons of color overcome obstacles that contribute to their vulnerability as a result of racial disparity, inequity, discrimination, and lack of equal access to critical services.


To bring impactful awareness to racial disparity, inequity, and discrimination, which will create substantial positive outcomes for all in need of equal access to critical services.


By embracing these values, AIDBIPOC is dedicated to making a meaningful and sustainable impact in addressing homelessness, missing persons, and advocating for victims of human trafficking within the intellectually disabled, black, indigenous, and persons of color communities. We hold ourselves to the highest standards and pledge to remain true to these values as we work tirelessly to build a more just, inclusive, and compassionate society.


At AIDBIPOC, we are committed to upholding the highest standards of integrity in all aspects of our work. We recognize that our mission to promote human rights, civil rights, and address critical issues such as homelessness, missing persons of color, and victims of human trafficking requires unwavering dedication and steadfast adherence to ethical principles. Our organization’s values, centered on integrity, guide our actions and decisions, and reflect our unwavering commitment to those we serve.


We deeply value respect for the inherent dignity and worth of every individual. We treat all people with respect, regardless of their background, ethnicity, or social status. We listen actively, value diverse perspectives, and promote inclusivity and equality in our programs, policies, and advocacy efforts.


We approach our work with empathy and compassion. We seek to understand and empathize with the experiences and struggles of those affected by homelessness, missing persons of color, and human trafficking. Through empathy, we can better support and advocate for those in need, fostering hope, healing, and empowerment.


We believe in the power of collaboration and recognize that addressing complex social issues requires collective action. We actively seek partnerships with individuals, organizations, and communities that share our values and goals. By working together, we can leverage our collective expertise, resources, and influence to create lasting change.


We value transparency in all our operations and interactions. We strive to be open and honest in our communications, practices, and decision-making processes. We believe that transparency builds trust, fosters accountability, and enables effective collaboration with our stakeholders.


We are dedicated to maintaining honesty and truthfulness in all our endeavors. We communicate openly and authentically, providing accurate information to those we serve, our partners, and the public. We believe that honesty is essential for building meaningful relationships and ensuring the credibility of our organization.


We take responsibility for our actions and the impact of our work. We hold ourselves accountable to the highest ethical standards and strive for excellence in all our endeavors. We are committed to ensuring the efficient and effective use of resources and maintaining the trust of our supporters, partners, and the communities we serve.


We demonstrate courage in confronting difficult challenges and advocating for justice. We are unafraid to speak out against injustice and systemic inequalities. We stand firm in our commitment to human rights and civil rights, even in the face of adversity, and strive to inspire others to join us in this vital work.


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Our Leadership

Theresa Norwood

Theresa Norwood

President & CEO

Eddie Smith

Eddie Smith

Treasurer & CFO

Omar Norwood

Omar Norwood

Secretary & COO

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