Talking Turkey


by Maddy Wegner, Director of Engagement Who knew that the recent immigrant community of Twin City Somalis could be a bridge to present-day Turkey? Consider the new Campus Café Turkish Grill on Riverside Avenue, situated in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis, between Augsburg College and the University of Minnesota. This joint venture is a Somali/Turkish … Continue reading Talking Turkey

Service-Learning in Japan


By: Amy Meuers, NYLC CEO I had the honor to speak at the Japanese Conference on Philanthropic Education on Saturday, March 17 at Komazawa University, Tokyo. Japan has placed great emphasis on peace education ever since WWII including the incorporation of it in their 9th grade civics classes and in their constitution under Article 9. My … Continue reading Service-Learning in Japan