Demonstrating School District Success


Below are 2016-17 academic year highlights for Districts in Action participants in Henry County Schools, GA. Districts in Action supports and enhances district-determined strategic priorities, creating whole district transformation to ensure the sustainability of service-learning ­— an instructional practice that achieves measurable academic and civic outcomes through the development of cognitive critical thinking skills necessary … Continue reading Demonstrating School District Success

Service Unites with Learning at Windward High


We already knew that our Districts in Action schools were pretty spectacular, but now others are taking notice. Windward High School in Ferndale, Wash., recently presented in Seattle for Point of Light Foundation’s annual conference on Volunteering and Service, Service Unites, and walked away with two $500 grants… not bad for a few days’ work. While … Continue reading Service Unites with Learning at Windward High

Youth Need to Be Part of the Conversation


By Amy Meuers, NYLC CEO This week I had the opportunity to attend the Social Innovation Summit in Chicago, Ill. with leaders from around the country and across sectors (business, non-profit, foundation). The event is a unique combination of business innovation and social transformation. Everyone in attendance is looking for ways to address some of … Continue reading Youth Need to Be Part of the Conversation

NYLC’s Service-Learning Resources Now Available in Arabic


ST. PAUL, Minn. (April 21, 2017) —In partnership with Qatar Foundation International (QFI), LLC, the National Youth Leadership Council is pleased to announce the translation of service-learning resources into Arabic. With this translation, the more than 420 million Arabic speakers worldwide will now have access to service-learning resources developed by NYLC, including the K-12 Service-Learning … Continue reading NYLC’s Service-Learning Resources Now Available in Arabic