Character Day

MY HERO is a proud partner of Character Day, produced by Let It Ripple. Join groups around the world for the 4th annual Character Day on September 13, 2017


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Credit: MY HERO Films

Credit: MY HERO Films

Lesson Plan: How Should We Choose Our Heroes?

Credit: MY HERO Teachers Room

Heroic Virtues Forum

Credit: MY HERO Forum

Credit: MY HERO Stories

Credit: MY HERO Stories

Credit: MY HERO Films

Credit: MY HERO Stories

Credit: MY HERO Films

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Credit: MY HERO Art Gallery

Credit: MY HERO Art Gallery

Credit: MY HERO Art Gallery

Credit: MY HERO Art Gallery

Credit: MY HERO Art Gallery

Samantha Smith

By: Robert Shetterly

Mandela at Large

By: Michael Mahue Moore

Harriet Tubman

By: Robert Shetterly

Eleanor Roosevelt

By: Robert Shetterly

Lily Yeh

By: Robert Shetterly

Daniel Ellsberg

By: Robert Shetterly from Americans Who Tell the Truth

Credit: MY HERO Films

Credit: MY HERO Films

Righteous Conversations - Religious Tolerance

Producer: Lily Zweig & Noa Schwartz / Mentor: Ruah Edelstein

A PSA by the Righteous Conversations project.

Demonte Smith: The Power of Volunteering

Producer: The Institute for Advancing Unity/The Working Group

A young boy takes a stand against bullying.

The Tool of Forgiveness shown in Senegalese Classroom [High-Resolution]

Producer: Cheikh Seck

Senegalese students offer their opinions on Azim Khamisa's short film, "The Tool of Forgiveness".


Producer: Sharif Christopher Matar & Erik Takagi Butts

A man takes a long journey to do what only he can do.

i Luv Laughing Yoga

Producer: Wendy Milette & Jeanne Meyers

Dorothy finds healing and joy with the Laguna Laughter Yoga club!

Credit: MY HERO Stories

Dan Eldon

By: Wendy Jewell

Dan Eldon inspired Kathy Eldon with his art, his poetry and his life.

Dan & Amy Eldon

By: Kathy Eldon

Dan & Amy Eldon are not only Kathy Eldon's children; they are also her heroes.

Skye Malik

By: Sue Glader

Skye Malik founded the Paco Project to empower those with dyslexia.

Jennifer Porter

By: Stephanie from Lindon

Jennifer Porter is a hero to her daughter, Stephanie, because of the way she humbly cares for her family and others.


By: Kia

Joneice proved how strong a young girl can be to her sister, Kia.

Liz Murray

By: Kathy Crockett

Liz Murray’s rise from New York City streets to Harvard University inspires us all to make the most of our own potential, regardless of the barriers in our way.

Craig Kielburger

By: Jane Wallace

Craig Kielburger is a social entrepreneur and activist for children who co-founded Free The Children, WE Villages, WE Schools, WE Day and ME to WE.

Iqbal Masih

By: Stephanie and Audrey<br> from Forest Hills

Iqbal Masih was a brave advocate for child labor laws in Pakistan.

Jennifer Smith

By: Sue Glader

Jennifer Smith is an author, mentor and advocate for understanding those who have dyslexia.

Ruby Bridges

By: Susannah Abbey

Ruby Bridges bravely led the way to desegregation of schools as a child.

William Kamkwamba

By: Wendy Jewell & David Kemker

William Kamkwamba designed and built a windmill, at the age of 14, for his family in Malawi, Africa.

Vivienne Harr

By: Sue Glader

Vivienne Harr founded Make a Stand Lemon-aid to raise fund for organizations that fight child slavery.

Catherine Malonza

By: Keegan Malonza from San Marcos

Catherine Malonza saved her brother's life.

Sadako Sasaki

By: Amanda E. from Derry NH

Sadako Sasaki inspired an international peace movement.