Youth4Education Lead Activists Tackle Education Inequity


NYLC is excited to announce that 22 young people from across the country and the world have been selected as Lead Activists who will use their passion to take action on issues of educational inequity in their home communities. Lead Activists are key contributors in the Youth4Education campaign  ̶  a youth solution to end educational … Continue reading Youth4Education Lead Activists Tackle Education Inequity

Everybody’s Garden


At Edgewood Middle School in Mounds View, Minn., quality service-learning practice is alive and well. Launched today with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony was Everybody’s Garden Project, a district-wide organic gardening initiative that puts students at the center of operation. Everybody’s Garden Project is one of eleven sites across the Mounds View Public Schools District where … Continue reading Everybody’s Garden

Youth4Education Offers Life-Changing Week of Self-Discovery


Apply for a Youth4Education Lead Activist Grant! Two of NYLC’s Youth Advisory Council members attended the National Youth Leadership Training in San Francisco, Calif. in the Summer of 2013. Throughout the eight days of NYLT they engaged in a variety of experiential learning activities that related to real-world experiences, like the Achievement Gap and issues … Continue reading Youth4Education Offers Life-Changing Week of Self-Discovery

NYLC Honors Young Leader with Evan Dalgaard Leadership Award


At More Powerful Together, the 26th Annual National Service-Learning Conference®, the National Youth Leadership Council will be awarding the inaugural Evan Dalgaard Leadership Award, a recognition forged in the memory of former Youth Advisory Council Member Evan Dalgaard, who was tragically lost in a car crash in April of 2008. This award is given to … Continue reading NYLC Honors Young Leader with Evan Dalgaard Leadership Award

Minnesota Continues Its Support of Innovative Educational Strategy


The Minnesota service-learning bill SF597 has passed the Minnesota Senate State and Local Government Committee with author’s amendment and has been sent to the Education Finance Committee. This bill would integrate service-learning into Minnesota’s education system and establish an evidence-based service-learning grant program including the formation of a service-learning specialist at the Department of Education. … Continue reading Minnesota Continues Its Support of Innovative Educational Strategy