Service-Learning November Digest


Service-learning is happening in classrooms and Afterschool programs across the country and around the world. Check out some of the great happenings from the past month. A service learning class at Greenwood Community High School and a student group that helps elementary and middle school students have fanned out to the homes of senior citizens … Continue reading Service-Learning November Digest

Global Event: 100 Million Campaign


NYLC is pleased to invite you to take part in an inspiring global event connecting young people and decision-makers across the world. Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi and the National Youth Leadership Council are supporting a week of global action, taking place internationally the 12th–18th November, that will see parliamentarians, local officials and representatives … Continue reading Global Event: 100 Million Campaign

Nurturing Learners, Growing Leaders


Each year the National Service-Learning Conference brings together more than 600 educators, administrators, higher-education faculty, non-profit leaders, government officials, AmeriCorps members, and students from across the nation and around the world for three days of learning, connection, and inspiration. The 30thAnnual National Service-Learning Conference will take place April 14 – 16, 2019 in Philadelphia, P.A. This year, … Continue reading Nurturing Learners, Growing Leaders

Teams Named to Project Ignition: Leading Change in Teen Driving Behavior


Sixteen teams have been selected from throughout the United States as a leader in teen driver safety by Project Ignition— a service-learning teen driver safety program in partnership with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and coordinated by the National Youth Leadership Council® Each team will receive a $1,000 grant to implement a safe driving … Continue reading Teams Named to Project Ignition: Leading Change in Teen Driving Behavior

Service-Learning October Digest


Fall is here and school is back in session. That means service-learning is off and running in classrooms and afterschool programs across the world. Check out some of the great happenings from the past month. Got a program you want to share? Send us an email at nylcweb@nylc.org! Service Learning Day part of larger focus … Continue reading Service-Learning October Digest

Cultural Immersion: A Reflection


By: Omar Abu-Atieh, student at Century College It’s 4:30am, I feel so alive that I don’t feel tired anymore, All I hear is birds chirping, The cool breeze hits my body and sends chills through my veins, Goosebumps make the hairs on my arm stand tall, I prostrate to my lord, Crying, Prostrating longer than I’m … Continue reading Cultural Immersion: A Reflection