The association puts in place practices that seek to fight against all forms of discrimination based, among others, on ethnicity, language, class, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or other impairments, or religion. Furthermore, it uses feminist principles and analyses, including the use of gender neutral language in all of its texts and documents.
Education must be accessible for all, regardless of socioeconomic status, geographic location, or for any other reason. Education must also be of a high-quality in order to foster the growth of critical thinking and to contribute to human and social development.
AVEQ places education at the centre of a global analysis of social justice and the democratization of society. An equitable redistribution of wealth and political power, as well as an environmental justice movement that prioritises the interests of marginalised communities, are essential for a transition to a sustainable and fair society.