Upcoming Justice in Action Deadlines


By: Amy Meuers, CEO Each year the National Service-Learning Conference brings together more than 700 educators, administrators, higher-education faculty, non-profit leaders, government officials, AmeriCorps members, and students from across the nation and around the world for three days of learning, connection, and inspiration. This year, the National Service-Learning Conference’s theme is Justice in Action. It’s … Continue reading Upcoming Justice in Action Deadlines

Announcing the 2017 National Service-Learning Award Winners


ST. PAUL, Minn. (February 2, 2017) — The National Youth Leadership Council is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 National Service-Learning Awards. These awards recognize youth and adult leaders who have made positive change in their communities and across the world through service-learning. Award winners will be recognized at the 28th Annual National … Continue reading Announcing the 2017 National Service-Learning Award Winners

Book Your #SLC17 Hotel Room!


Wouldn’t you know…we’re less than 30 days out from when housing closes on #SLC17. You can still register for Dare to Dream, but the special conference hotel rate at the “Happiest Place on Earth” cannot be guaranteed after February 18, 2017. So, make sure to take advantage of this exclusive deal—a gift from us to … Continue reading Book Your #SLC17 Hotel Room!

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

The Early-Bird Gets the Discount


Don’t worry. This year we’ve answered your holiday wishes. The deadline for Early-Bird Registration has been extended to January 16, 2017. Early-Bird is for everyone and not just those who eat dinner at four. Get your reg materials to us by then and you’ll get discounted admission (to the tune of $75!) to #SLC17. Sounds … Continue reading The Early-Bird Gets the Discount

Remembering a Pioneer


By Dr. James Kielsmeier, NYLC Founder & Amy Meuers, NYLC CEO John Glenn’s recent passing has highlighted his role as a pioneer in space exploration, but Glenn also sought new frontiers in teaching and learning as the Chair of the National Commission on Service-Learning. Glenn was named by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in 2001 to … Continue reading Remembering a Pioneer