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

Solidarity with Ukraine – College Students Use Technology to Help Refugees Find Housing

Most of us have likely heard about the war in Ukraine and terrible devastation that is occurring.  Sometimes when a very large man-made or natural disaster occurs it is difficult to think about the perspective of individual people living through the disaster.  In today’s lesson, we will practice empathy in learning more about the experiences of individual Ukrainian families and then also how two American teenagers through creativity, wisdom and technology have come up with a way to help people fleeing the war. 

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Ukraine Take Shelter': 2 Harvard teens develop website to help refugees find homes