The end of the year is a wonderful time to look back -— to reflect on all that has happened. In 2018, young people across our nation stood together to address an issue that adults have swept under the rug for years — gun control. They found their voice, their passion, and took action. In February, … Continue reading Youth Voice Reigns in 2018
Service-learning is happening in classrooms and Afterschool programs across the country and around the world. Check out some of the great happenings from the past month. A service learning class at Greenwood Community High School and a student group that helps elementary and middle school students have fanned out to the homes of senior citizens … Continue reading Service-Learning November Digest
Each year the National Service-Learning Conference brings together more than 600 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. The 30thAnnual National Service-Learning Conference will take place April 14 – 16, 2019 in Philadelphia, P.A. This year, … Continue reading Nurturing Learners, Growing Leaders
Sixteen teams have been selected from throughout the United States as a leader in teen driver safety by Project Ignition— a service-learning teen driver safety program in partnership with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and coordinated by the National Youth Leadership Council® Each team will receive a $1,000 grant to implement a safe driving … Continue reading Teams Named to Project Ignition: Leading Change in Teen Driving Behavior
Fall is here and school is back in session. That means service-learning is off and running in classrooms and afterschool programs across the world. Check out some of the great happenings from the past month. Got a program you want to share? Send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org! Service Learning Day part of larger focus … Continue reading Service-Learning October Digest
By Fatumo Mohamed, NYLC intern The Nobel Peace Prize Forum is one the most enlightening experiences that both teens and adults can partake in. Every year, young leaders gather to learn about changing the world from the Nobel Peace Prize Laureates. By learning about the laureates, they take inspiration and create their own service learning project. … Continue reading Why Attend, Developing Young Leaders at the Nobel Peace Prize Forum Minneapolis?