School Shooting Awareness Video - The story plays out like a high school love story where two students are writing notes back and forth on a library table until they eventually find out who each other are. What you don’t know is that in the background of every scene is a boy who is showing signs of being bullied and or violence that lead to the shocking and frightening ending where he walks into the gym at the end of the year with a gun.Read More
Soul Pancake asks volunteers to go up to random strangers and pay them a genuine compliment.
- What is connection between kindness and happiness?
- What did the experiment conclude?
- What are some other random acts of kindness you could do?
Students from Juanita High School’s Leadership Team decided to put a fun spin on spreading kindness in their home town.
- How did the students spread joy?
- What did the signs say?
This video shows a young man stopping as he passes what looks to be a homeless man playing a harmonica before he heads down into the subway to play his guitar. The lyrics of the song are great to talk about by itself, but what the man does with the money and his final interaction with the homeless man is the best part of the clip.Read More
Roots of Empathy, first started in 1996 in Toronto and introduced into U.S. schools in 2007, aims to build more peaceful and caring societies by increasing the level of empathy in children. The social and emotional learning program uses infants as springboards to talk about feelings and other subjects not often addressed in traditional classroom settings.Read More
A dog handler trains her pet to be a service dog from the time it is a young puppy, only to find out that the dog has a knack for chasing birds. The owner is bummed until she finds out the dog has a gift for surfing! The dog then uses that skill to help a paralyzed young man raise money for his medical costs. The video has an inspiring ending when it shows the boy walking with assistance for the first time.Read More
Two WestJet Christmas commercials celebrating the season of miracles. In Real-time Giving, WestJet surprises passengers with their Christmas wishes. In the Spirit of Giving, WestJet brings a snowy Christmas to a community in the Dominican Republic.Read More
A tough love teacher regularly volunteers at the hospital to take care of preemie babies. His students think he doesn’t have an ounce of kindness in him, until one day someone accidentally finds out.Read More
Richard Weissbourd, co-director of the Making Caring Common Project at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, discusses raising caring, respectful, and courageous children and preventing cruelty and bullying.Read More
This a Greek short film made in 2007. A father and son are sitting on a bench. Suddenly a sparrow lands across from them. Father asks the son "What is that?" multiple times. The son grows more impatient each time. What the father does next is a beautiful lesson in leadership and love.Read More