national youth leadership council

Service-Learning in a Hurricane

Our thoughts are with everyone who has been and will be affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. Whether it’s hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, droughts — the majority of the world is vulnerable to natural disasters. Service-learning can be a useful tool to help young people become accustomed to preparing for such situations, and helping those in need. Below are some project examples that other schools have done, a link to the Generator project planning tool, and other ways you can help those in southeastern Texas, the Caribbean, Florida, and anyone else in harm’s way.

Project examples:

The Generator is a planning tool you can use to guide your service-learning project. It walks you through the backward design method, offers supporting resources, and assessment tools after you complete the project.

Monetary donations can be difficult to navigate. Here are five tips for finding the proper outlets for your giving.