Our Mission & Beliefs

Our Mission

Horizon’s mission is to transform prisoners who transform prisons and communities.

Our Beliefs

  • Honor, respect, and dignity are due to each and every human being, not because of the greatness of their achievements nor how they have behaved, but because they are home to a soul that is inherently holy.
  • Do no harm.
  • Do good.
  • Stay in love with God.
  • Trauma not transformed is trauma transferred.

Our Values

  • Spirituality—translating faith teachings to practical living.
  • Accountability—taking responsibility for one’s own language and behavior.
  • Respect—treat others as you would want them to treat you.
  • Community—recognizing our interdependence and the importance of relationships.
  • Change—if you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.

Our Goals

  • To have participants gain a deeper understanding of their chosen faith.
  • To help participants learn to live in a functioning family.
  • To assist participants in contributing to the larger community.
  • To empower participants to face the reality that brought them to prison.