Beyond the Walls of the Classroom


By: Joy Mazur, English Teach at  A senior year English class is usually filled with college essay writing, novel reading, and research practice. However, students in the Morris Hills Regional District’s new Service-Learning course are developing their college readiness in a different way–through investigating genuine community needs and applying their academic knowledge and skills to … Continue reading Beyond the Walls of the Classroom

“National Service should become the common expectation and common experience of all Americans.” Senator Harris Wofford (1926-2019)


By:  James C. Kielsmeier, Ph.D., NYLC Founder/ CEO (Ret), and Senior Scholar On Saturday, March 2, Harris Wofford will be honored at a Memorial Service at Howard University in Washington, D.C., his law school alma mater.  Harris died January 21, the national holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr. Harris Wofford will be remembered for his pivotal … Continue reading “National Service should become the common expectation and common experience of all Americans.” Senator Harris Wofford (1926-2019)

Join the Youth Advisory Council


For 35 years, the National Youth Leadership Council has tapped into the passion, creativity, and ingenuity of all young people to make meaningful change happen. Our Youth Advisory Council is a team of servant-leaders dedicated to promoting youth leadership, service-learning, and education equity. By providing valuable perspectives to inform NYLC programming, including Teen Driver Safety, … Continue reading Join the Youth Advisory Council

Service-Learning November Digest


Service-learning is happening in classrooms and Afterschool programs across the country and around the world. Check out some of the great happenings from the past month. A service learning class at Greenwood Community High School and a student group that helps elementary and middle school students have fanned out to the homes of senior citizens … Continue reading Service-Learning November Digest