In Their Own Voice

Each month we invite a teen to share with us
a core value that has shaped their moral compass.

This month we introduce you to college graduate Nancy Marquez
as she reflects on her involement with an after-school program in Chicago.

We hope Nancy's story inspires you!


HS senior Maura Summers reflects on a peer mentoring program that changed her life.

Caring and Compassion

HS 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:


Do you know a middle or high school student
who has a character-inspired story?

Contact us