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

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