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

Striving for Olympic Gold in Rio de Janeiro through Perseverance, Discipline and Caring

Over the summer the Olympic Games were held in Rio de Janeiro and we were able to watch athletes from around the world achieve spectacular goals for themselves and for their countries. Today we will hear two stories from the 2016 Olympics: the story of US Gold medalist Claressa Shields, and the story of the first ever Refugee Olympic Team—highlighting virtues of perseverance, discipline and caring.

Click Here To Download Leader’s Guide

Click Here To Download Highlighted Virtues

Click Here To Watch First Video (Please Start at 5:16)

Click Here To Watch Second Video

Click Here To Watch Third Video