NYLC is proud to recognize Youth Advisory Council Member Soua Thao as she is presented with the Sharon L. Doherty Student Leadership Award from the Women’s Center at the University of Minnesota. Nominated by peers and mentors, Soua’s work to advance education equity and stimulate youth leadership has deep connections to women’s issues, forged by … Continue reading YAC Member Champions Gender Equality
NYLC is proud to welcome two passionate new staff members to its team. Emily and Hannah are joining NYLC as Promise Fellows through the Minnesota Alliance with Youth, in partnership with AmeriCorps. NYLC is honored to continue a long tradition of partnership with these two great organizations. Emily Uecker, the Youth Initiatives Promise Fellow, will … Continue reading A Long Tradition of Partnership
Submit your proposal today at servicelearningconference.org. From James Toole, Senior Fellow at the University of Minnesota and President of Compass Institute. In 1990 my wife Pamela and I joined a small classroom of people attending the very first National Service-Learning Conference®. To this day I gratefully remember how presenters like Jim Kielsmeier and Cynthia Parsons … Continue reading Top Ten Reasons to Present at Educate. Ignite. Transform.
Are you interested in changing the world? So are we. And so are more than 1,000 friends and peers that will be attending Educate. Ignite. Transform., the 27th Annual National Service-Learning Conference. Youth and adults from around the world convene to share their passions and their ideas. Are you going to join them? Registration is live … Continue reading Service-Learning’s Biggest Event Needs You
Late last month, NYLC was in Chicago, Ill., at Ada S. McKinley Lakeside Academy – Youth Connection Charter Schools, to lead the 2015 YCCS Summer Immersion Training. As part of an ongoing partnership with YCCS to support the infusion of high-quality, standards-based service-learning into curriculum at all levels, this training focused on the fundamentals of … Continue reading Youth at the Helm
WASHINGTON (September 4, 2015) – On Thursday, September 3, The McCain Institute’s 2014 Next Generation Leaders (NGL) participated in a graduation ceremony marking their completion of the U.S. development portion of the program. This year’s participants represent 12 countries and a variety of professional backgrounds, and have demonstrated a personal commitment to character-driven leadership already … Continue reading McCain Institute 2014 Next Generation Leaders Graduate, 2015 Class Begins Program