Reflections on Justice in Action


by Ananya Singh, NYLC Youth Advisory Council Member I’ve been involved with NYLC by serving on their Youth Advisory Council (YAC), a team of servant leaders (pictured above) from across the country that advises NYLC on its programming and brings valuable youth perspectives to the organization’s work. Over the past two years, I’ve gotten so … Continue reading Reflections on Justice in Action

Talking Turkey


by Maddy Wegner, Director of Engagement Who knew that the recent immigrant community of Twin City Somalis could be a bridge to present-day Turkey? Consider the new Campus Café Turkish Grill on Riverside Avenue, situated in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis, between Augsburg College and the University of Minnesota. This joint venture is a Somali/Turkish … Continue reading Talking Turkey

Service-Learning in Japan


By: Amy Meuers, NYLC CEO I had the honor to speak at the Japanese Conference on Philanthropic Education on Saturday, March 17 at Komaza University, Tokyo. Japan has placed great emphasis on peace education ever since WWII including the incorporation of it in their 9th grade civics classes and in their constitution under Article 9. My … Continue reading Service-Learning in Japan