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
You may notice that our site looks a little different than the last time you visited. Or perhaps this is your first time here, in which case… Welcome! The National Youth Leadership Council has developed young leaders, supported educators, and advanced the field of service-learning for more than 30 years. You can learn about our … Continue reading Welcome to the new NYLC.org