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Abraham Lincoln famously exhibited many admirable character qualities which today are worthy of emulating. The ALCCD is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to being a resource center and national leader for character development initiatives, and to instill and integrate those character values as modeled by Abraham Lincoln into individuals, families, schools, and communities.
The ALCCD emphasizes honesty, empathy, humility, perseverance, courage, intellect, vision, responsibility, civility, and leadership. Explore this site, or contact the Center to see learn more about these Lincolnesque qualities, and how you can live them out in your life.
Abraham Lincoln is an exemplar and a model of virtue perhaps more than any person in world history other than religious figures. He holds a special place in our collective memory in part because of his great accomplishments, but more importantly, because of certain character qualities...Read More
In October 2015, the Lincoln Heritage Museum, in partnership with the Abraham Lincoln Center for Character Development, hosted the 30th annual Lincoln Colloquium. Nearly 100 attended the colloquium, which was titled The Better Angels of Our Nature: the Influential Legacy & Character of Abraham Lincoln...Read More