About Us

What We Stand For


The mission of The Institute for Community Evolution is to be a key contributor for change in global human consciousness, fostering more coherent, collaborative, evolving, and equitable communities. We strive to achieve this by engaging in research, education, advocacy, and strategic collaborative partnerships, with a focus on global health equity and justice. Through our work, we aim to transform the world into a place where all individuals have equitable access to health and well-being.


Our vision is a world where global health is a reality for all. We envision communities that are interconnected, resilient, and harmonious, where every individual has the opportunity to thrive physically, mentally, and emotionally. By promoting health equity and justice, we aspire to create a future where social, economic, and cultural factors no longer hinder people from attaining optimal health. We envision a world where the power of medicine, science and creativity is harnessed to drive positive change and shape a better future for humanity.

Core Values
  1. Equity: We believe in fairness, justice, and equality for all individuals, regardless of their social, economic, or cultural backgrounds. We strive to dismantle barriers and ensure that everyone has equal opportunities to access healthcare and achieve optimal well-being.
  2. Collaboration: We recognize that no single organization or individual can bring about sustainable change alone. We value partnerships and collaboration, working together with diverse stakeholders, including communities, governments, NGOs, and academia, to co-create impactful solutions that address global health
  3. Evolution: We embrace a growth mindset and a commitment to continuous learning and improvement. We foster an environment that encourages
  4. innovation, adaptation, and the exploration of new ideas and approaches. We believe in evolving our strategies and practices to remain at the forefront of promoting global health equity.
  5. Integrity: We uphold the highest ethical standards in all aspects of our work. We value transparency, accountability, and honesty in our interactions with stakeholders, ensuring that our actions align with our mission and principles. We aim to be a trusted and respected organization in the global health
  6. Empowerment: We believe in empowering individuals and communities to be agents of change. We strive to provide knowledge, resources, and tools that enable people to make informed decisions about their health and actively participate in shaping their own communities. We aim to foster a sense of ownership and agency in all our
  7. Compassion: We approach our work with empathy, compassion, and respect for the dignity and inherent worth of every individual. We seek to understand the unique needs and challenges faced by communities and prioritize human well-being in all our initiatives.

Board of Trustees

Dr. Carol Penn


President, DO, MA, DABOM, FACOFP

Diem Jones

Vice President

Marc Kline
Mona R. Washington


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(732) 842-3932

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our address

68 White Street, Suite 293
Red Bank, NJ 07701