The Future of Service-Learning in the National Service-Learning Clearinghouse


The National Service-Learning Clearinghouse was a longstanding fixture for the service-learning field. With the best data, research, tools, and materials for service-learning, the Clearinghouse at servicelearning.org was a robust, federally-funded resource for anyone to use. Some of you may know where this is going. That funding? It went away. And with it, so did nearly … Continue reading The Future of Service-Learning in the National Service-Learning Clearinghouse

Everybody’s Garden


At Edgewood Middle School in Mounds View, Minn., quality service-learning practice is alive and well. Launched today with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony was Everybody’s Garden Project, a district-wide organic gardening initiative that puts students at the center of operation. Everybody’s Garden Project is one of eleven sites across the Mounds View Public Schools District where … Continue reading Everybody’s Garden

More Powerful Together: A Photo Retrospective


Last month, youth and adults from around the world convened in Washington D.C. for More Powerful Together, the 26th Annual National Service-Learning Conference®. The event was packed full of professional development sessions, networking opportunities, service, and much more! The Service-Learning World Forum: Beyond Borders, Beyond Boundaries was a day-long session focused on tackling global issues … Continue reading More Powerful Together: A Photo Retrospective

Youth4Education Offers Life-Changing Week of Self-Discovery


Apply for a Youth4Education Lead Activist Grant! Two of NYLC’s Youth Advisory Council members attended the National Youth Leadership Training in San Francisco, Calif. in the Summer of 2013. Throughout the eight days of NYLT they engaged in a variety of experiential learning activities that related to real-world experiences, like the Achievement Gap and issues … Continue reading Youth4Education Offers Life-Changing Week of Self-Discovery