#Youth4Ed Campaign Works to End Educational Inequity WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Youth Leadership Council®, a nonprofit organization based in St. Paul, Minn., is pleased to announce Youth4Education, a youth-driven, international campaign to end educational inequity. #Youth4Ed works to raise awareness about the Achievement Gap – a disparity of educational access between groups separated by … Continue reading NYLC Launches International Youth4Education Campaign
Day one of More Powerful Together, the 26th Annual National Service-Learning Conference, welcomed attendees yesterday from across the nation and around the world, on stages national and international at Capitol Hill and the Service-Learning World Forum. Intrepid service-learners embarked on Capitol Hill to meet with staff from both the House of Representatives and Senate. Telling … Continue reading Service-Learning Global
Today was a beautiful sunny day in Minnesota. Perfect for loading the truck with all our supplies for More Powerful Together, the 26th Annual National Service-Learning Conference. Check out what it takes to put this event together! Elizabeth, Jason, and Alyssa make last minute preparations. Luke, Arway, Ah, and Mohammed do some heavy lifting. Everyone … Continue reading Load That Truck!
At More Powerful Together, the 26th Annual National Service-Learning Conference®, the National Youth Leadership Council will be awarding the inaugural Evan Dalgaard Leadership Award, a recognition forged in the memory of former Youth Advisory Council Member Evan Dalgaard, who was tragically lost in a car crash in April of 2008. This award is given to … Continue reading NYLC Honors Young Leader with Evan Dalgaard Leadership Award
Sarah Gunderson, a high school sophomore at Breck School in Golden Valley, MN, has a heart filled with the passion to serve, “spreading service-learning and helping others are the first activities that I’ve done that have truly meant something to me. Nothing has lit such a bright and sustaining spark inside of me like serving … Continue reading Meet the #YAC: Sarah Gunderson
The Minnesota service-learning bill SF597 has passed the Minnesota Senate State and Local Government Committee with author’s amendment and has been sent to the Education Finance Committee. This bill would integrate service-learning into Minnesota’s education system and establish an evidence-based service-learning grant program including the formation of a service-learning specialist at the Department of Education. … Continue reading Minnesota Continues Its Support of Innovative Educational Strategy