Honoring a lifetime of service and a special message from Dr. Jane Goodall Today the service-learning field honored the work of McClellan (Mac) Hall, the Founder and Executive Director of the National Indian Youth Leadership Project, with the Alec Dickson Servant Leader Award. Mac’s contribution to youth development and service-learning reaches back over three decades. … Continue reading Mac Never Gives Up
Day Two of More Powerful Together kicked off with impactful all-day Leadership Sessions that allowed for a deep dive into the topics important to service-learners. For the first time ever, the conference offered an “unconference” opportunity with Open Spaces — a session where attendees set the agenda to take charge of their learning experience. The … Continue reading #MPT15 Forges Ahead
NYLC is proud to announce Youth4Education, a youth-led, international campaign to end education inequity. SixDegrees.org has become a partner of #Youth4Ed to help make meaningful change in the educations — and lives — of young people around the world. If you haven’t already, check out the video above from the one and only Kevin Bacon. … Continue reading The man. The myth. The Bacon.
Day one of More Powerful Together, the 26th Annual National Service-Learning Conference, welcomed attendees yesterday from across the nation and around the world, on stages national and international at Capitol Hill and the Service-Learning World Forum. Intrepid service-learners embarked on Capitol Hill to meet with staff from both the House of Representatives and Senate. Telling … Continue reading Service-Learning Global
Today was a beautiful sunny day in Minnesota. Perfect for loading the truck with all our supplies for More Powerful Together, the 26th Annual National Service-Learning Conference. Check out what it takes to put this event together! Elizabeth, Jason, and Alyssa make last minute preparations. Luke, Arway, Ah, and Mohammed do some heavy lifting. Everyone … Continue reading Load That Truck!
Sarah Gunderson, a high school sophomore at Breck School in Golden Valley, MN, has a heart filled with the passion to serve, “spreading service-learning and helping others are the first activities that I’ve done that have truly meant something to me. Nothing has lit such a bright and sustaining spark inside of me like serving … Continue reading Meet the #YAC: Sarah Gunderson