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 Komaza 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

Students Take the Lead Where Adults Have Failed


by Amy Meuers, NYLC CEO The horrific events of last week in Parkland, Florida have inspired young people across the nation to stand up and take action on gun violence in their schools. On President’s Day, young people lay like corpses outside the White House to demonstrate how quickly a shooter can take a life … Continue reading Students Take the Lead Where Adults Have Failed

Youth Need to Be Part of the Conversation


By Amy Meuers, NYLC CEO This week I had the opportunity to attend the Social Innovation Summit in Chicago, Ill. with leaders from around the country and across sectors (business, non-profit, foundation). The event is a unique combination of business innovation and social transformation. Everyone in attendance is looking for ways to address some of … Continue reading Youth Need to Be Part of the Conversation