Building Character

Character is about having strong values and morals. It’s about being a good person, even when no one is watching. Learn ways to nurture those strengths of character known to build happy, healthy, successful young people.

Essential Reads

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist on Why Being a Student Reporter Builds Character

Jun 16, 2022

A hidden path to building character: being a reporter.

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Six Reasons to Mentor a Teen

Dec 19, 2018

Teens with mentors often become happy, stable, well-functioning adults who give back.

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Category: Role Modeling

5 Ways to Promote Honesty in Teens

Dec 07, 2018

Up the odds your teen will tell the truth.

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Your Kindness Creates Kindness

Nov 12, 2018

Showing kindness makes a difference and can improve the health and well-being of those who are kind.

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Tips to Guide Teens To Find Purpose in Life

Nov 05, 2018

Seven tips to guide teens towards finding meaning and purpose.

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Guiding Teens to Find Their Moral Compass

Oct 19, 2018

Support young people to clarify the things in life that really matter to them.

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Welcoming Your Child to Adolescence

Sep 18, 2018

Adolescence is a rite of passage. How will you mark this special time?

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