The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center provides character and leadership development strategies to improve civility and develop ethical leaders throughout the world. Through public awareness and programming grounded in research, The Ray Center features two programs, CHARACTER COUNTS! andÊExcellence with Integrity.Ê Our initiatives benefit people of all ages and are easily adaptable for families, schools, workplaces, and athletic teams and organizations. The Ray Center honors two of DrakeÕs most respected alumniÑRobert D. and Billie RayÑwhose humanitarian efforts, character and leadership set an inspirational example for multiple generations.
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