Building Character. Integrity. “Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys for living your life with integrity.” ~ W. Clement Stone. Are you a person of Integrity?. Are you... respectful? responsible?
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“Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys for living your life with integrity.”
~ W. Clement Stone
You are a person with integrity if...
Wearing the school uniform
Following classroom rules and the school’s code of conduct
Following bus safety rules
Walking safely in the
Showing respect to others
Participating responsibly in class
Respecting the members and rules in your family
Telling the truth even though it may be difficult to do
Being reliable with your family responsibilities
Doing the right thing and standing up for what you believe in ~ even if it’s not popular
The ability to restrain or stop yourself from doing things even in tempting situations.
Because you know that it’s the right thing to do.
Admitting when you make a mistake instead of trying to make excuses.
A person with integrity is trustworthy which
You can be counted on to tell the truth.
The people on the following slides all stood up for what they believed in.
They have all been recognized with awards for their contributions to the betterment of society.
Some of them paid a dear price for their beliefs.
“To live is to choose. But to choose well you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.”
~ Kofi Annan
At the age of 12, Craig
Kielburger founded the
organization Free the
Children in response to
a newspaper article he
had read about child
Today Craig and Marc Kielburger are dedicated activists for children’s rights.
They have opened over 100 schools around the world for enslaved children.
When Herb Carnegie was denied an opportunity to play professional hockey because of his skin colour, he rose above this adversity and started the Future Aces program to help young people build leadership skills.Herb Carnegie
Dr. David Suzuki is an award winning scientist and environmentalist.
The preservation of the environment for future generations is his top priority.
Rick Hanson from Canada is known as the “Man in Motion”.
In 1985, he wheelchaired around the globe to raise awareness about the potential of people with disabilities.
In 1929, the woman of Canada did not have equal rights with men because under the law, women were not considered “persons”.
These 5 courageous women had this law abolished in what is known today as the “women are persons too” case.
An Aboriginal leader best known for standing up for Aboriginal and human rights which resulted in a Humanitarian award.
Today he is involved in charitable work with World Vision.
Nelson Mandela was an anti-apartheid activist in South Africa.
He fought for equal rights and was imprisoned for 27 for his beliefs.
In 1993, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
Ghandi led India to independence from Great Britain without the use of force or violence.
He swore to always speak the truth and encouraged others to do so as well.
“Be the change you want to see in the world.”
Dr. Martin Luther King known for his “I have a dream” speech, was a civil rights activist fighting for equal rights for all.
He was a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.
He was assassinated in 1968.
“The time is always right Henrietta Muir-Edwards
to do what’s right.”
~ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
“Happiness is when you think, Henrietta Muir-Edwards
what you say,
and what you do are in harmony.”
~ Mohandas K. Gandhi