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Vision + Values

Urban Discovery Academy actively pursues a better tomorrow by empowering our communities with the skills, passion and purpose to make positive contributions to the world around us. 

Urban Discovery Academy develops design thinkers who lead by example, making active, positive contributions to their local and global communities. 

Our Core Values

  • Integrity: We practice truth and honesty. We hold ourselves and community accountable and act in accordance with our shared values.
  • Optimism: We cultivate hope and intentionally create space for the possibilities which emerge through imagination. We are committed to growth and believe in a better tomorrow.
  • Empathy: We acknowledge the diversity of others’ perspectives and experiences. Through compassionate consideration, we foster connections.
  • Curiosity: We look beyond what is readily apparent, challenge the status quo, and explore alternatives. We nurture new ideas, spark passions, and embrace continuous learning.
  • Community: We believe in the transformative power of positive relationships. We actively listen and engage in respectful dialogue to advance our shared values.
  • Innovation: We courageously investigate the unknown in the pursuit of endless possibilities. We embrace failure as an essential part of the learning journey and understand meaningful change requires perseverance.
  • Impact: We enact far-reaching and lasting innovations to make the world a better place. We are thought leaders who are catalysts of community.