Think Kindness is a non-profit organization that inspires Kindness in schools and communities around the country. Each year hundreds of schools participate in their assemblies, curriculum, and virtual programs.

Our Mission

To inspire measurable acts of kindness in schools and communities around the world. 

One Million AOK (dba Think Kindness) is a 501c3 non-profit organization. EIN: 27-0856047

Meet Brian Williams
Founder of Think Kindness

Brian Williams is an award-winning speaker, published author, and professional kindness instigator. Brian has been speaking to audiences around the world for the past 12 years. He strives to empower every person, regardless of their circumstances to genuinely make a difference in the world. Brian has spoken to over 1M youth, documented over 2 million acts of kindness, and is a published children’s book author. The White House has recognized his work, along with New York Yankees. His new book, “A Kids Book About Kindness” was recently highlighted on Oprah’s 2020 Christmas Gift Guide.

Brian has been featured on CBS Sunday Morning, USA Today, TEDx, and over 180 regional newspapers.

Quick Facts About Brian

  • Founded Think Kindness in 2009
  • Youth Motivational Speaker
  • Spoken to over 1 Million youth
  • 4th Degree black belt
  • Author of “A Kids Book About Kindness”
  • Resides in Reno, NV

A Kids Book About Kindness

Kindness is a skill, and just like any skill, it needs to be trained and developed. The great news is that anyone can do it! This book will help kids realize how cool Kindness can be and how even just a little bit of it can go a long way. Are you up for the challenge?

Brian’s Programs

CharityU is a social entrepreneurship incubator for teens. Brian and his team provide coaching, resources and funding opportunities to fuel their dreams of launching their own charitable organization, social good company or charitable project.

The Global Kindness Program is a voluntourism opportunity for students, teachers and caring adults. Brian has personally traveled to Africa 14 times, produced 2 award-winning documentaries, and has taken over 250 students to volunteer in orphanages in Kenya, Ghana and Tanzania.

Currently, his team has built 2 orphanages and is working on building a hydroponic greenhouse and 3 classrooms.

Kindness Crew is a year-round student leadership program specifically designed for elementary and middle schools. Each school creates a team of students with the sole purpose and responsibility to inspire kindness throughout the school the entire year. The program provides each Kindness Crew with monthly school-wide kindness challenges, videos, teacher resources, and parent materials. This initiative creates a long-term impact on school culture.

-Think Kindness Manifesto-

We seek to encourage and inspire the people around us.
Our Ways are eccentric rather than conventional. 
We see playfulness, creativity, and passion as a way of life. 
We believe that we have the power to Change The World
We courageously pursue our dreams and we celebrate the small things. 
Kindness can be as fun and colorful as you make it. 
We bring a happy spark to the mundane. 
Love and happiness do not have limitations. 
We have bold ideas, bright smiles, and endless hugs
We believe in starting a revolution with kind actions. 
We embrace silly ideas daily to make someone’s day brighter