Youth4Education Lead Activists Tackle Education Inequity


NYLC is excited to announce that 22 young people from across the country and the world have been selected as Lead Activists who will use their passion to take action on issues of educational inequity in their home communities. Lead Activists are key contributors in the Youth4Education campaign  ̶  a youth solution to end educational … Continue reading Youth4Education Lead Activists Tackle Education Inequity

Youth Voice & The Clinton Global Initiative


From NYLC CEO Kelita Bak. Last week, I was honored to have been invited to participate in Clinton Global Initiative – America 2015 on behalf of NYLC. Similar to NYLC, CGI places high value on cross-sector collaborations.  Like many of the other nearly 1,000 participants at this year’s convening, I was interested in finding potential additional … Continue reading Youth Voice & The Clinton Global Initiative

Fighting the Gap in Minnesota


Last week NYLC participated in the Generation Next Stakeholders Event at the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation in Saint Paul, Minn. Generation Next is a broad partnership of organizations and leaders from across Minneapolis and Saint Paul who represent local schools and government, community organizations and programs, businesses, higher education and philanthropy – all dedicated to … Continue reading Fighting the Gap in Minnesota

District-Wide Model Wraps Up Pilot Year in Henry County Schools


In our District-Wide Model, NYLC partners with school districts around the country to ignite a passion for service-learning and to guide students toward academic and civic success. We work with individual districts to customize academic goals and develop an implementation strategy using a service-learning framework. With long-time partner Henry County School District in Georgia, NYLC … Continue reading District-Wide Model Wraps Up Pilot Year in Henry County Schools

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