Welcoming New Board Members


We’re expanding…our board that is. Later this month, five brand new board members will begin their three-year journey with us. Say hello to: Kevin Days, Sustainable Futures Public Charter Schools; Andrew Furco, University of Minnesota; Greg Herder, Mounds View Public Schools; Antwayn Hunter, Intermediate District 287; and Shira Woolf-Cohen, New Foundations Charter School. Oh, and … Continue reading Welcoming New Board Members

Why AmeriCorps Works


It’s AmeriCorps week, a time for celebration. But with new scrutiny on the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) – the agency that runs the AmeriCorps program – champions for national service are worried. According to a recent New York Times article, CNCS is under consideration for elimination, a cost-saving measure, despite making up … Continue reading Why AmeriCorps Works

PD in 2017


We’re still in the early days of January, so there’s a slight chance your New Year’s Resolutions are intact, right? At NYLC, we’ve resolved to get busy with our professional development – and we’re itching for you to join us! Here’s our PD slate for the next few months: Monday, January 23, 5:00 PM central. … Continue reading PD in 2017

A Generation of Leaders


Are you trying to nail down your summer 2017 plans? Look no further. We’ve got you covered. For decades, NYLC has hosted a summer camp that powers a generation of leaders. The National Youth Leadership Training is a seven-day immersive leadership camp that activates young people to address today’s most pressing challenges and helps to … Continue reading A Generation of Leaders