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Our mission is to cultivate an equitable, all-ages community of self-directed learners. We aim to reduce barriers between youth and adults of diverse backgrounds by providing an accessible and inclusive space for them to share knowledge and resources.

Core Values

In order to successfully co-create an inclusive and accessible space for learners and community members of all ages and backgrounds, Alder Commons practices and promotes the following core values:

Self-Directed Education (SDE)

SDE informs our approach to creating an environment where young people can thrive.