Service-Learning July Digest

Well, whaddya know, it’s a new month and time for another healthy dose of buzzworthy news. Firstly, we have updates from our Districts in Action schools in Henry County, Ga., and Ferndale, Wash. Windward High School recently presented in Seattle for Point of Light Foundation’s annual conference on Volunteering and Service. Oh, and they walked away with … Continue reading Service-Learning July Digest

Promoting Positive Community Change

“NYLT was an enriching experience,” said Erin Gamba, Youth Advisory Council member. “I was given the ability to meet people who share the same passion about meaningful service and promoting positive community change as I do.” Citing the NYLT’s myriad activities, Gamba praised the mix of classic summer camp fare, like team-builders and outdoor hikes, … Continue reading Promoting Positive Community Change

Support What Matters

An excerpt of CEO Amy Meuers’ message at the 28th annual National Service-Learning Conference, March 22, 2017, in Anaheim, CA. Today, we are facing a challenge: the proposed White House budget calls for the elimination of the Corporation for National and Community Service, including AmeriCorps and Senior Corps. Service-learning has been a strong component of … Continue reading Support What Matters

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