Service-Learning April Digest


While educators and students wrap up school year service-learning projects across the country, NYLC staff hit the road this past month, traveling to service-learning hot spots as far flung as Japan and Turkey. Read about these staffer’s discoveries of Japan’s historic emphasis on peace education since WWII, and Turkey’s interests in supporting Somali-Americans in Minnesota. April brings … Continue reading Service-Learning April Digest

Service-Learning February Digest


Happy leap month — minus the extra day. We hope you’re counting down the very few days ’til we’ll see you in St. Paul for the National Service-Learning Conference, March 11-13. It’s less than three weeks away, so get your service-learning swag packed! Meanwhile, good news abounds in service-learning, even in the dead of winter. NYLC’s … Continue reading Service-Learning February Digest

Service-Learning January Digest


Happy New Year! While the cold may be settling in all over the country, the service-learning community is keeping warm with all of their projects. Here are some great programs that we’ve heard about over the past month: • Since 2011, Weaver and Concerned Citizens of Aiken/Atlanta Now (WeCCAAN) has organized intergenerational service-learning trips for … Continue reading Service-Learning January Digest

Service-Learning November Digest


Happy December! Can you believe 2017 is almost over? Even though the year is winding down, the fabulous service-learning community aka you all hasn’t stopped making a different across the country and around the world. Here’s some of the best projects that happened last month: First, your very own NYLC has been named a Top … Continue reading Service-Learning November Digest

Service-Learning October Digest


What’s up, service-learners? Hope the start to your school year went as smooth as possible. Can you believe it’s already November?! We’re coming to you with your digest of service-learning news for the month of October. Let’s dig in: But first, some brief news from us. These past few months we hosted two Service-Learning Educator … Continue reading Service-Learning October Digest