Each month we invite a teen to share with us a core value that has shaped their moral compass. We hope their stories inspire you!
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Here’s Kylie’s story on how the core value of balance helps her to stay grounded, happier, and healthier.
Lily is a high school student at Creekview High School in Georgia. Here’s her story on how kindness became one of her character strengths.
Every teen has their own character story. Beatriz Teixeira is a high school student at CEL Intercultural School in Brazil. Here’s her story on how integrity became one of her character strengths.
Here’s Lindey’s story on how positivity became one of her character strengths.
Here’s Holly’s story on how developing a growth mindset became on of her character strengths.
Davon Wallace is a senior at the Cesar Chavez Public Charter School for Public Policy. Here’s his story on how developing resilience became one of his character strengths.
School of Science and Technology High School student Isaaf Bachnak discusses why having the character trait of kindness is so important and how he experienced kindness at SST.
Jaliya Moore is a senior at the Cesar Chavez Public Charter School for Public Policy. Here’s her story on how developing self-acceptance became one of her character strengths.
Eliana talks about her character strength of confidence.
Kamren Dejesus shares how passion became one of his character strengths.
High school senior Will Levy shares how empathy became one of his character strengths.
College graduate Nancy Marquez reflects on her involvement with an after-school program in Chicago.
High school senior Maura Summers reflects on a peer mentoring program that changed her life.
High School senior Nasir Kemper reflects on a crucible moment that inspired him to find his moral compass.
Kyla Hurns, a recent HS graduate, reflects on the core values she learned about in elementary school.
Ayomide Abatan, an 11th grader at Washington Leadership Academy, talks about determination.