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CHARACTER COUNTS! keynote speech

VIDEO: CC! keynote at National Forum on Character Education

See the entire speech CC! founder Michael Josephson gave on "Character Education and Beyond" at the conference in Washington, DC. Watch video »


Michael Josephson's What Will Matter blog

Listening: A vital dimension of respect

The fact is, most of us don’t listen well, certainly not all the time, and especially with those closest to us. Read more in our What Will Matter blog »
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Sportsmanship blog

Defining sportsmanship Pillar by Pillar

The Six Pillars of Character are a great filter for making ethical decisions. But they also remind us how to practice good sportsmanship.
Read more in our Sportsmanship Blog »


Michael Josephson

Core principles of exemplary policing

Institute founder Michael Josephson presented this document to police chiefs at a recent seminar. California POST sponsored the event.
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2012 Report Card on the Ethics of American Youth

Report Card on the Ethics of American Youth

Results from our survey of over 20,000 high school students are available in two reports: bullying/violence and honesty/integrity.


Quotations on ethics and character

Say what? Browse our Quotations Bank for wise words on right and wrong

Searching for the best bon mots about ethics and character? We've compiled them here.
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