Yesterday marked the end of a week-long excursion into the north woods of Minnesota – the 2015 National Youth Leadership Training. The camp, which has decades-old roots at NYLC, brought together young people from across the United States, and even one camper from the State of Qatar. It was not NYLC’s first trek to the … Continue reading A Glimpse Into the 2015 National Youth Leadership Training
From Marcus Penny, Web Communications Manager at NYLC. The other week I flew to Atlanta, GA, and headed down the road 25 miles to Henry County, where NYLC is entering its second year in partnership with Henry County Schools. This was my second trip to the district; I’ve gone before to capture on video the … Continue reading Passion and Knowledge in Henry County Schools
As the iconic 4th of July Weekend approaches, as the fireworks are being stockpiled, and the grills are prepped, everyone here at NYLC would like to wish you a happy, safe, and memorable holiday! We hope everyone is able to spend some time with family and friends in celebration of our independence as a nation. … Continue reading Happy Independence Day!
We are proud to announce that the location of the 27th Annual National Service-Learning Conference®, March 30 – April 2, 2016, will be the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Minneapolis, Minnesota! More than a thousand students, educators, and government leaders from across the country and around the world will convene to demonstrate how young people apply … Continue reading Students & Educators to Meet In Minneapolis for 27th Annual National Service-Learning Conference
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
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