Reflecting on 2017


2017 was a year filled with contention in our government, communities, streets, and schools. We saw mass destruction when three monster hurricanes ravaged Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands within a four-week span and when a lone shooter rained gunfire down upon concert-goers in Las Vegas, Nevada. 2017 was also a year that … Continue reading Reflecting on 2017

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

New Publication Advances Civic Education through Service-Learning


ST. PAUL, Minn. (December 7, 2017) —The National Youth Leadership Council is pleased to announce the release of Service-Learning by Design by Dr. Sue Root. This publication will help educators not only teach core subject areas, but prepare students to be civically informed and engaged citizens – ensuring an excellent education for all our children. … Continue reading New Publication Advances Civic Education through Service-Learning

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