Top Ten Reasons to Present at Educate. Ignite. Transform.


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.

Service-Learning’s Biggest Event Needs You


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

Youth at the Helm


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

McCain Institute 2014 Next Generation Leaders Graduate, 2015 Class Begins Program


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