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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Spot Their Strengths

Oct 16, 2020

Nurture the characteristics that will get your teen far in life.

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Protecting My Sons From Racial Bias

Aug 07, 2020

How one father takes action to protect his sons from racial prejudice.

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Raising Empathetic Children Amidst Growing Intolerance

Jul 08, 2020

Eight strategies to raise children with empathy and compassion when faced with bigotry and intolerance.

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Getting Teens to Think More About Others

Jun 29, 2020

Ideas to promote your teen’s ability to care about others.

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Raising Youth of Color in a Complex World

Jun 03, 2020

Strategies to build resilience in the context of racism.

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Category: Resilience

3 Ways to Help Teens Recognize Personal Heroes During the Pandemic

May 28, 2020

Strategies to identify and acknowledge heroes that have emerged during the COVID-19 crisis.

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