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
For 35 years, the National Youth Leadership Council has tapped into the passion, creativity, and ingenuity of all young people to make meaningful change happen. Our Youth Advisory Council is a team of servant-leaders dedicated to promoting youth leadership, service-learning, and education equity. By providing valuable perspectives to inform NYLC programming, including Teen Driver Safety, … Continue reading Join the Youth Advisory Council
NYLC is pleased to invite you to take part in an inspiring global event connecting young people and decision-makers across the world. Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi and the National Youth Leadership Council are supporting a week of global action, taking place internationally the 12th–18th November, that will see parliamentarians, local officials and representatives … Continue reading Global Event: 100 Million Campaign
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
By: Omar Abu-Atieh, student at Century College It’s 4:30am, I feel so alive that I don’t feel tired anymore, All I hear is birds chirping, The cool breeze hits my body and sends chills through my veins, Goosebumps make the hairs on my arm stand tall, I prostrate to my lord, Crying, Prostrating longer than I’m … Continue reading Cultural Immersion: A Reflection
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?