Tools for School


The first day, week, and even month of school can be overwhelming. New faces, new classes, new challenges abound. For service-learners, the new landscape can be even more uncertain. For rookies, it’s hard to know exactly how to get started. That’s when you need Getting Started in Service-Learning. This elementary through high school handbook answers … Continue reading Tools for School

For The Youth: Growth Springs Eternal


From Grayson Carr and Alyssa Kruzel, former NYLC Promise Fellows. With gratitude and sadness, our AmeriCorps term of service with the National Youth Leadership Council has come to an end. It has been a bittersweet parting to be sure, but we are leaving on a high note; after weeks of preparation for the week-long National … Continue reading For The Youth: Growth Springs Eternal

Join us at #SLC16


We invite you to join us on our journey to change the world with young people, their schools, and their communities. Students, educators, nonprofit professionals, and government leaders from across the country and around the world will come together at Educate. Ignite. Transform., the 27th Annual National Service-Learning Conference, Minneapolis, Minn., March 30 – April 2, … Continue reading Join us at #SLC16

Students & Educators to Meet In Minneapolis for 27th Annual National Service-Learning Conference


We are proud to announce that the location of the 27th Annual National Service-Learning Conference®, March 30 – April 2, 2016, will be the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Minneapolis, Minnesota! More than a thousand students, educators, and government leaders from across the country and around the world will convene to demonstrate how young people apply … Continue reading Students & Educators to Meet In Minneapolis for 27th Annual National Service-Learning Conference

The Future of Service-Learning in the National Service-Learning Clearinghouse


The National Service-Learning Clearinghouse was a longstanding fixture for the service-learning field. With the best data, research, tools, and materials for service-learning, the Clearinghouse at servicelearning.org was a robust, federally-funded resource for anyone to use. Some of you may know where this is going. That funding? It went away. And with it, so did nearly … Continue reading The Future of Service-Learning in the National Service-Learning Clearinghouse

Celebrate Earth Day with Service-Learning


Today is Earth Day: a celebration of the beauty of our planet and a day to promote awareness and demonstrate support for environmental protection. #EarthDay can be a great opportunity to incorporate environmental curriculum and topics into service-learning projects in your community. It can also provide a chance for mentors and participants to get closer … Continue reading Celebrate Earth Day with Service-Learning