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

The Generator, Winter Edition


Dear Readers, Understanding the duties and responsibilities of being a citizen do not come at the age of 18 but need to be introduced and fostered throughout adolescence. In this issue of The Generator we take a closer look at how service-learning supports the implementation of civic learning for our youngest citizens by building their … Continue reading The Generator, Winter Edition

Teaching Learners How to Question, Think, Act


From Julie Rogers Bascom, educator from Edina Public Schools, MN. As many teachers will tell you, this has been a difficult election to be leading classroom discussions about political candidates, the election, and voting. Yes, these are tough conversations, but all the more important to engage young thinkers in respectful exchanges to understand multiple perspectives. … Continue reading Teaching Learners How to Question, Think, Act