To organize our collective power by advancing transformative work, thinking and leadership in communities and individuals who seek to end violence in our lives

1. NCADV believes violence against women and children results from force or threat to achieve and maintain control in intimate relationships

2. NCADV recognizes abuse of power in society can foster battering by perpetuating conditions that condone violence against women and children

3. NCADV's mission works for major societal changes necessary to eliminate both personal and societal violence against all women and children