Middle & High School Programs

Take social-emotional learning to the next level.

Moral Courage doesn’t just teach students how to be understood. It also teaches them how to understand.

Developed by Irshad Manji, Moral Courage is a powerful framework that teaches the art and science of listening to understand as well as to be understood. It emphasizes the need to explore commonalities before diving into differences. In our polarized times, recognizing our shared humanity and learning to communicate across disagreements take Moral Courage. 

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Learn to appreciate diversity of viewpoints, which naturally exist in every community.

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Reimagine safe spaces, where students may speak honestly without judgement and embrace constructive conflict.

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Gain the tools to lead your own workshop and inspire a student-led task force to action.


Schoolwide Experience

Moral Courage College™

This is a full-year, hands-on experience for middle and high school students and educators. It teaches the Moral Courage method of leadership. The results advance diversity, equity, inclusion, and school culture to prepare students for an ever-changing world.

Book Study

Don’t Label Me

Irshad Manji’s celebrated book offers a compelling and practical perspective to support every school’s diversity, equity, and inclusion program. This faculty book study includes a comprehensive discussion guide, facilitator tips, and an interactive video call with Irshad. She invites participants to ask tough questions and challenge her to model constructive conversations about contentious issues. Sign up for more info on our Professional Learning Page.

Online Course

Learning and Teaching Moral Courage

This online course for educators explores the Moral Courage framework for navigating emotionally charged issues and viewpoints. Since it’s self-paced, educators can work through video case studies, problem-solving scenarios, role-plays, and independent exercises on their own schedule. Educators will come away with the knowledge and tools to teach Moral Courage to their students. Coming Spring 2021.

Live Events

Bring Irshad to Speak

Invite Irshad Manji to your school, district, or community to talk about Moral Courage. Learn more about Irshad and check her availability through our Have Us Speak page. We’d love the opportunity to create a special program to meet your needs!

It’s one thing to talk about social justice. But when you are empowering students, faculty, and staff to courageously address differences and discord, that’s the real work. Hence that’s the beauty of Moral Courage. I’m so appreciative for what it has done to launch my community in a positive direction.”

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