That all young people become civically informed and engaged global citizens by participating in service-learning during their formative years.


To create a more just, sustainable, and peaceful world, with young people, their schools, and communities through service-learning.

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Join us in action. The 29th National Service-Learning Conference, Justice in Action, will provide the tools, resources, ideas, and support you need to return home and make positive changes in your schools and communities.

  • Attend the conference. Scholarships are available!
  • Submit a workshop proposal
  • Become a sponsor or join the exhibit hall
  • Nominate a leader in the field for the National Service-Learning Awards

    Learn, plan, and connect in the Generator School Network, a service-learning resource for youth and educators of all stripes.

    Subscribe to our newsletters, The Leader, your source for excellence in service-learning, and GSN News & Updates for unique professional development opportunities.

    Join the service-learning listservs for K-12, higher education, and community-based organizations.

  • We know service-learning works because we’ve done the research. We’ve seen the results. We’ve heard the stories. The Leader is all about sharing these stories — along with resources and opportunities for the field.


    Featured Opportunities

    Justice in Action: The 29th Annual National Service-Learning Conference

    March 11-13 | InterContinental Hotel | Saint Paul, MN

    The conference provides more than 100 hands-on learning opportunities through workshops, keynote and thought leader sessions. Topics range from social-emotional learning and civic education to youth leadership and international service-learning. Whether you are new to service-learning or an experienced practitioner, this conference has something for you. A Rookie series offers introductory sessions on the practice of service-learning while the research and thought leader sessions will engage even the most seasoned professional.

    Learn more.

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