I’ve been enjoying Michael Kerrigan’s book. After years of service in the US capital, Michael makes the restoration of civic virtue central to his life mission.
He has unlocked the challenge that all nations aspire to unlock, or claim to aspire thus. This is an inspiring book of examples for teachers of all nations; because it is the loss of civic virtue of each nation that ultimately damages our ability to have dialogue and conversation within each nation and its factions, and across each nation and alliance.
Dialogue moves us forward, and respect for each other – more than respect for rules – is key. What would Michael Kerrigan have us do? He asks us to ask How can civic virtue help us find our way back?
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On December 19, 2016 the following list of attendees participated in a character summit. The next several posts will address the content of that summit.
RADM Thomas C. Lynch, USN (Ret)
Chairman New Day USA
Michael J. Kerrigan
Owner of The Character Building Project
President & Executive Director Comer Science & Education Foundation
Richard M. Lerner, Ph.D.
Bergstrom Chair in Applied Developmental Science Director, Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development
Paul G. Stoltz, Ph.D.
Founder & CEO Peak Learning
Michael D. Matthews
Professor of Engineering United States Military Academy
Sarah Clement, Ph.D.
Director, Character Virtue Development John Templeton Foundation
Dr. Josephine J. Templeton
Trustee of John Templeton Foundation
Managing Director Career Development & Employability
Jerry L. Johnson
Founder & CEO Axum Advisors, LLC
Jeri Lynne Johnson
Founder and Artistic Director of the Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra