Reflecting on 2017


2017 was a year filled with contention in our government, communities, streets, and schools. We saw mass destruction when three monster hurricanes ravaged Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands within a four-week span and when a lone shooter rained gunfire down upon concert-goers in Las Vegas, Nevada. 2017 was also a year that … Continue reading Reflecting on 2017

National Youth Leadership Council Receives Grant From The UPS Foundation


The National Youth Leadership Council received a $175,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, which drives global corporate citizenship and philanthropic programs for UPS. “The UPS Foundation is honored to support the National Youth Leadership Council’s effort to create a more just, sustainable, and peaceful world with young people, their schools, and their communities through service-learning,” … Continue reading National Youth Leadership Council Receives Grant From The UPS Foundation

New Publication Advances Civic Education through Service-Learning


ST. PAUL, Minn. (December 7, 2017) —The National Youth Leadership Council is pleased to announce the release of Service-Learning by Design by Dr. Sue Root. This publication will help educators not only teach core subject areas, but prepare students to be civically informed and engaged citizens – ensuring an excellent education for all our children. … Continue reading New Publication Advances Civic Education through Service-Learning