Beyond the Walls of the Classroom


By: Joy Mazur, English Teach at  A senior year English class is usually filled with college essay writing, novel reading, and research practice. However, students in the Morris Hills Regional District’s new Service-Learning course are developing their college readiness in a different way–through investigating genuine community needs and applying their academic knowledge and skills to … Continue reading Beyond the Walls of the Classroom

Join the Youth Advisory Council


For 35 years, the National Youth Leadership Council has tapped into the passion, creativity, and ingenuity of all young people to make meaningful change happen. Our Youth Advisory Council is a team of servant-leaders dedicated to promoting youth leadership, service-learning, and education equity. By providing valuable perspectives to inform NYLC programming, including Teen Driver Safety, … Continue reading Join the Youth Advisory Council

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