Developing Moral Character Through Service-Learning


By Amy Meuers, NYLC CEO Different points in history have demanded that people stand-up for what is right, what is moral and ethical. In his letter from the Birmingham jail, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote, “History is the long and tragic story of the fact that privileged groups seldom give up their privileges voluntarily. … Continue reading Developing Moral Character Through Service-Learning

Why Power Matters in Service-Learning


From the Archives (2010): Written by Andrea Yoder Clark, Yoder Clark & Co. Consulting What is power and what does it have to do with service-learning? In a recent study, seven service-learning pioneers and seven service-learning emerging leaders were asked to respond to this two-pronged question (Yoder Clark, 2009). In this study, power was defined … Continue reading Why Power Matters in Service-Learning

Community Involvement and Social Incorporation of Young Adults


From the Archives (2010): Written by Andrea Finlay and Constance Flanagan, The Pennsylvania State University The class divide in civic participation in the United States is no secret. People with lower incomes and lower levels of education are less likely than those with higher incomes or higher levels of education to participate in civic life … Continue reading Community Involvement and Social Incorporation of Young Adults