New Publication Advances Civic Education through Service-Learning


ST. PAUL, Minn. (December 7, 2017) —The National Youth Leadership Council is pleased to announce the release of Service-Learning by Design by Dr. Sue Root. This publication will help educators not only teach core subject areas, but prepare students to be civically informed and engaged citizens – ensuring an excellent education for all our children. … Continue reading New Publication Advances Civic Education through Service-Learning

Youth-Adult Partnerships in Action at the NCSLC Summit


NYLC was thrilled to participate in the North Carolina Service-Learning Coalition Summit on November 16, 2017 at University of North Carolina-Pembroke. NYLC’s Curriculum and Training Specialist, Sarah Bassett-Kim, and two of NYLC’s Youth Advisory Council members, Erin Gamba and Meenu Immaneni, contributed a keynote address and facilitated a workshop session at the Summit. NYLC’s keynote … Continue reading Youth-Adult Partnerships in Action at the NCSLC Summit

Service-Learning November Digest


Happy December! Can you believe 2017 is almost over? Even though the year is winding down, the fabulous service-learning community aka you all hasn’t stopped making a different across the country and around the world. Here’s some of the best projects that happened last month: First, your very own NYLC has been named a Top … Continue reading Service-Learning November Digest

Developing Moral Character Through Service-Learning


By Amy Meuers, NYLC CEO Different points in history have demanded that people stand-up for what is right, what is moral and ethical. In his letter from the Birmingham jail, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote, “History is the long and tragic story of the fact that privileged groups seldom give up their privileges voluntarily. … Continue reading Developing Moral Character Through Service-Learning

Upcoming Justice in Action Deadlines


By: Amy Meuers, CEO Each year the National Service-Learning Conference brings together more than 700 educators, administrators, higher-education faculty, non-profit leaders, government officials, AmeriCorps members, and students from across the nation and around the world for three days of learning, connection, and inspiration. This year, the National Service-Learning Conference’s theme is Justice in Action. It’s … Continue reading Upcoming Justice in Action Deadlines

Service-Learning October Digest


What’s up, service-learners? Hope the start to your school year went as smooth as possible. Can you believe it’s already November?! We’re coming to you with your digest of service-learning news for the month of October. Let’s dig in: But first, some brief news from us. These past few months we hosted two Service-Learning Educator … Continue reading Service-Learning October Digest