We at The Heroic Imagination Project are inspired by the stories of everyday heroism as individuals act with courage and selflessness to help their neighbors and strangers alike in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
An inspiring story this week: 80 strangers stepped into the ocean, putting their own lives at risk, to save a family stuck in the strong tides.
What motivates whistleblowers? This article from the Washington Post discusses what most distinguishes whistleblowers from bystanders.
Thanks to the quick response of two friends, Irvine Valley College student will be graduating after suffering a mini-stroke earlier this month.
What would you do if you saw a man being attacked on a busy street?
Hundreds of everyday heroes, standing up for religious freedom, equality, and tolerance, and physically using their bodies as shields to protect others.
One of the top stories of 2016 from The Chronicle of Higher Education. Insightful interview with Marc Edwards, the Virginia Tech professor who helped expose the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.
In this article, experts discuss how to help others facing harassment in a safe way.
This new discovery of a Chilean hero whose timely and brave actions saved the lives of thousands of his countrymen from torture, imprisonment or murder by the brutal dictator ruling Chile at that time should be honored by all of us who value democracy and freedom.
Inspiring informative essay on why the world needs more Everyday Heroes, more than ever before.