Resources We Love
Character.org: Providing the vision, leadership and resources for school, families and communities to develop ethical citizens committed to building a just and caring world.
Child Mind Institute: Transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders. Pragmatic, helpful resources, programs and experts address topics such as brain health, family concerns and improving child behavior.
Common Sense Media: Common Sense is dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology. We empower parents, teachers, and policymakers by providing unbiased information, trusted advice, and innovative tools to help them harness the power of media and technology as a positive force in all kids’ lives.
John O’Leary: Dynamic, world class, inspirational speaker, author, family man and podcaster focusing on helping people to “Live Inspired”. Severe burn victim at age 9 inspires through his amazing story of personal growth and perseverance.
Moonshot Jr.: Provides a personalized, real world, entrepreneurship development program via an online platform and live instructor-led classes to enable and nurture kids between the age 7-17 years to become tomorrow’s innovators and entrepreneurs. At the center of the program is a unique product-development curriculum that is customized to the needs and passions of individual students, culminating in the development of an actual product that is introduced into the marketplace.
Parenting Changemakers: Parenting Changemakers is a parent-led initiative aimed at creating ideas, tools, and practices to support children to be changemakers and, in the process evolve parenting practices of the 21st century.
Tom Thelan: Tom is one of America’s top Anti-Bullying Speakers and the founder of ResetSchools.org, a nonprofit that teaches mental health skills in schools. As a mental health speaker, Tom has spoken at over 800 schools and has been interviewed on NBC, CBS, FOX, and PBS. He is also the founder of NoBullyingSchools.com, an evidence-based bullying curriculum with a smartphone app and video lessons on bullying, social skills, and resiliency.