Mission Statement

The mission of the IRON Advisory Board for IRON Sharpens IRON Council is to promote equity, inclusivity, and fairness within the broader community. Committed to upholding the principles of social justice, we strive to identify and address systemic barriers that impede the progress and well-being of marginalized individuals and groups. Through collaborative efforts and informed recommendations, we aim to foster a culture of understanding, empowerment, and positive change, ensuring that every member of our organization and society has equal access to opportunities and resources.

Vision Statement

The IRON Advisory Board envisions a future where social justice is deeply embedded in the fabric of the IRON Sharpens IRON Council. Our vision is to create an environment that celebrates diversity, embraces intersectionality, and champions the rights and voices of all individuals. By engaging in meaningful dialogue, advocating for policy reforms, and implementing impactful initiatives, we strive to create a society where every person, regardless of their background, can thrive and reach their full potential. We envision a community where social justice is not just an aspiration but a lived reality, promoting a fair and just society for generations to come.


  • Inclusivity and Representation: Promote diverse representation within IRON Sharpens IRON Council, ensuring that decision-making bodies, leadership positions, and programs reflect the rich tapestry of our community. Advocate for inclusive policies and practices that embrace individuals from all racial, ethnic, gender, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Education and Awareness: Foster a culture of education and awareness by providing resources, workshops, and training sessions that enhance understanding of social justice issues. Encourage ongoing learning and dialogue to address unconscious biases and promote empathy and allyship among our members and the wider community.
  • Policy Advocacy: Advocate for policies and practices that dismantle systemic barriers, combat discrimination, and promote social justice. Collaborate with community organizations, policymakers, and stakeholders to drive meaningful change at the local, regional, and national levels.
  • Community Engagement: Facilitate community engagement initiatives that address the specific needs of marginalized groups. Partner with local organizations to develop programs, mentorship opportunities, and initiatives that empower individuals facing social, economic, or educational challenges.
  • Evaluation and Accountability: Continuously assess the impact of our efforts, ensuring that our initiatives and policies align with our social justice goals. Regularly review our progress, seek feedback from the community, and hold ourselves accountable to our commitments.

By fulfilling this mission, the IRON Advisory Board for IRON Sharpens IRON Council aims to create a more equitable and just society, where the inherent dignity and worth of every individual are respected and upheld. Together, we can forge a path towards a brighter future for all.