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

buildOn Students: Breaking the Cycle through Service-Learning


By Betsy Grace, Service Learning Specialist, buildOn buildOn students have seen firsthand what issues their communities are facing: poverty, violence, and low-expectations. By engaging high school students from underserved community in service, buildOn’s service learning programs show students that they have the power to change their communities from within. In each of these programs, youth … Continue reading buildOn Students: Breaking the Cycle through Service-Learning

Free Fall Professional Development Opportunities


Calling all educators, this fall we are offering something that will be music to your ears (and, no, it’s not “summer break”)…FREE professional development training! These special, two-hour sessions will focus on two of our favorite things: service-learning and youth-adult partnerships. Oh, and a bonus: You’ll earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) upon completion. Did we mention … Continue reading Free Fall Professional Development Opportunities

Service-Learning September Digest


Welcome to October you lovely service-learning folks. September was a busy and eventful month in the field. Let’s take a look! First things first: At NYLC, we have been hard at work getting things ready for Justice in Action aka #SLC18. And you can now register, submit your workshop proposal, and nominate a worthy recipient … Continue reading Service-Learning September Digest