lightbackVISION:

Freeborn County chooses to become a kinder community . . . one act of kindness at a time.

MISSION:

We choose respect, consideration, empathy, and tolerance as our fundamental values, enhancing Freeborn County’s way of life.

PRINCIPLES OF CIVILITY:

While the Choose Civility initiative was inspired by Dr. Forni’s 25 Rules of Considerate

Conduct, we have chosen to focus on the following 11 rules for our project:

  1. Pay Attention
  2. Acknowledge Others
  3. Think the Best
  4. Listen
  5. Be Inclusive
  6. Speak Kindly
  7. Respect Others’ Opinions
  8. Apologize Earnestly
  9. Accept and Give Constructive Criticism
  10. Refrain From Idle Complaints
  11. Respect the Environment and Be Gentle to Animals

HOW CAN I PARTICIPATE?

If you are interested in being a part of this process consider becoming a Online Commitment Form, Sponsor or you can participate as an individual.