CHARACTER COUNTS! is a project of the nonprofit, nonsectarian Joseph & Edna Josephson Institute of Ethics, a public 501(c)(3) charity based in Los Angeles CA. Founder The Institute was founded in 1987 by Michael Josephson, a law professor who established the Institute in honor of his parents, Joseph and Edna with funds generated by the […]
On May 17th, the first Cumbre Tus Valores Cuentan (CHARACTER COUNTS! Summit) convened in Puerto Rico, where government agencies, police departments, sports organizations, and hundreds of schools have adopted CHARACTER COUNTS!.
We’re in the midst of a lying epidemic, according to James B. Stewart, author of Tangled Webs: How False Statements Are Undermining America: From Martha Stewart to Bernie Madoff.
In our recent nationwide survey, half of all high school students admit they bullied someone in the past year, and nearly half say they were bullied, teased, or taunted in a way that seriously upset them.