Experience inspiring stories about people who:

  • didn’t give up in the face of adversity
  • touched the lives of others through their caring, courage, and other virtues / strengths of character

Consider ways you can overcome obstacles in your own life and succeed in making a positive difference in the world.



Character Action Media offers video and text-based lessons and leader’s guides that will inspire students to live out the virtues, to live productive and fulfilling lives, and to become engaged citizens.

Featured Lesson

The Heart Of A Hero: Courage in the Line of Duty and Solidarity Beyond the Line

This lesson explores the story of Detective Michael Harton and five year old “Tooka”. On one fateful day in a Connecticut movie theater, Harton’s heroic actions saved Tooka’s life when she was just a baby. Through his selfless actions, Harton fulfilled his duty as a police officer and shows us the importance of courage, wisdom and being a trustworthy person.

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