Character PlaybookTM

An NFL-sponsored program that teaches middle school students about cultivating and maintaining healthy relationships in the game, in the classroom, and in our everyday lives.

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For Teachers

Register today to bring Character PlaybookTM to your classroom, in-person or virtually.

For Community Orgs

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Reaching Students at Scale

Originally launched in 2016, Character Playbook has impact nearly 2 million students over the last 6 years. The digital course was rebuilt in 2022 and on Thursday, September 8, EVERFI, the NFL, and United Way Worldwide headed to LA to officially re-launch the Character Playbook program at a local school.

The event included a panel discussion focused on character building and life skills featuring; Anna Isaacson - SVP, Social Responsibility at NFL, Tom Davidson - EVERFI CEO, Andrew Whitworth - NFL Legend, Ivory Sully - NFL Legend, Antione Cason - NFL Legend and Jessica Ochoa, M.Ed. -  Inglewood ISD Communications Director, followed by students and teachers participating in several service projects.

After tuning in for the panel, while activities were happening on the ground, thousands of students across the country got started on the new Character Playbook course!

Character Playbook 2.0 Kickoff Launch on Thursday, Sept. 8 2022 in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Jeff Lewis)


Helping Students Navigate the Social Pressures They Face

Character Playbook teaches students useful real world skills to help them steer a healthy course amid the relationships and social pressures of the challenging middle school years.


Engage With Your Home Team

Character Playbook is available to schools and community-based organizations across the country. Your local team supports Character Playbook in your community.

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