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.


Which Role Models Will Benefit Your Teens Most?

Nov 16, 2021

Discover which role models benefit teens most and how, and who they often choose.


Using Empathy to Better Understand Others

Sep 28, 2021

How to embrace and encourage empathy during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.


How Kinship Instills Character and Values in Indigenous Families

Aug 26, 2021

Learn more about the key principles that guide Indigenous families.


Inspiring Awe in Teens

Aug 25, 2021

learn more about what inspires awe and how the experience benefits teens.


3 Ways to Increase Hope

Aug 24, 2021

Here are three science-backed strategies for increasing hope.


Five Ways to Fuel Teen Curiosity

Aug 24, 2021

Expert advice for fueling your teen’s curiosity and fostering a lifelong love of learning.


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