2015 Shinnyo-En Foundation Annual Retreat


From Elizabeth Koenig, Professional Development and Training Manager. Last week I had the privilege to attend the Shinnyo-­en Foundation Annual Retreat. The retreat is designed as a meaningful opportunity to connect with people in the fields of service­-learning and youth development, and to think deeply about our own personal, cultural, and spiritual paths to service. … Continue reading 2015 Shinnyo-En Foundation Annual Retreat

Onwards Down the #Youth4Ed Path


At the 2015 National Youth Leadership Training last month, the Youth4Education campaign found its Lead Activists in twenty-two young leaders ready to change their communities with service-learning. Launching with the inspiration and knowledge gathered from the experience, the #Youth4Ed Lead Activists are prepared to take action with projects geared toward advancing education equity and mitigating … Continue reading Onwards Down the #Youth4Ed Path

For The Youth: Growth Springs Eternal


From Grayson Carr and Alyssa Kruzel, former NYLC Promise Fellows. With gratitude and sadness, our AmeriCorps term of service with the National Youth Leadership Council has come to an end. It has been a bittersweet parting to be sure, but we are leaving on a high note; after weeks of preparation for the week-long National … Continue reading For The Youth: Growth Springs Eternal

Join us at #SLC16


We invite you to join us on our journey to change the world with young people, their schools, and their communities. Students, educators, nonprofit professionals, and government leaders from across the country and around the world will come together at Educate. Ignite. Transform., the 27th Annual National Service-Learning Conference, Minneapolis, Minn., March 30 – April 2, … Continue reading Join us at #SLC16

Using Service to End Domestic Violence


From Connor Kirkpatrick, NYLC Youth Advisory Council member. This past year, after becoming a Project Manager at the Advanced Leadership Academy through Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership, I planned and implemented the Next Step Campaign: a campaign to end domestic violence within my home community in Denver, North Carolina by implementing service-learning projects and youth voice. … Continue reading Using Service to End Domestic Violence