Community Involvement and Social Incorporation of Young Adults


From the Archives (2010): Written by Andrea Finlay and Constance Flanagan, The Pennsylvania State University The class divide in civic participation in the United States is no secret. People with lower incomes and lower levels of education are less likely than those with higher incomes or higher levels of education to participate in civic life … Continue reading Community Involvement and Social Incorporation of Young Adults

Youth Need to Be Part of the Conversation


By Amy Meuers, NYLC CEO This week I had the opportunity to attend the Social Innovation Summit in Chicago, Ill. with leaders from around the country and across sectors (business, non-profit, foundation). The event is a unique combination of business innovation and social transformation. Everyone in attendance is looking for ways to address some of … Continue reading Youth Need to Be Part of the Conversation

Service-Learning June Digest


June is here, friends and neighbors. Summer’s is upon us—let’s all whip out our jorts and visors. Celebrate the warm weather with a healthy serving of service-learning news: First, some news from us. Our Youth Engagement and Events Manager, Jason Stewart, was named one of Connect Association’s 40 Under 40, Artists of Assembly. We already … Continue reading Service-Learning June Digest

President Trump’s Budget Proposes Elimination of AmeriCorps


ST. PAUL, Minn. (May 31, 2017) – The budget proposed last week by President Donald Trump would provide a small amount of funding to support the shutdown of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that administers national service programs, including AmeriCorps and Senior Corps, setting the agency up for assumed elimination the … Continue reading President Trump’s Budget Proposes Elimination of AmeriCorps

NYLC’s Service-Learning Resources Now Available in Arabic


ST. PAUL, Minn. (April 21, 2017) —In partnership with Qatar Foundation International (QFI), LLC, the National Youth Leadership Council is pleased to announce the translation of service-learning resources into Arabic. With this translation, the more than 420 million Arabic speakers worldwide will now have access to service-learning resources developed by NYLC, including the K-12 Service-Learning … Continue reading NYLC’s Service-Learning Resources Now Available in Arabic