As many know, NYLC’s deepest roots are in camp experiences. Always challenging, often mosquito-ridden, and unfailingly life-changing, the National Youth Leadership Training has traveled from St. Louis, to the Cherokee Nation, to San Francisco. This year, NYLC’s new Youth Leadership Training is coming to Minneapolis’ Augsburg University, Sept. 14-15 and is embedded with an exciting … Continue reading NYLC Offers New Youth Leadership Training at 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Forum Minneapolis
Channel Kindness reporter Ricky Yoo once struggled to raise his voice, but now he is a confident leader who uses his voice to create positive change and empower youth.
Calling all youths, ages 15-17! Do you have a project that has made a positive impact on the community? NYLC is pleased to share this amazing opportunity from our friends at the IberoAmericano Network and América Solidaria Argentina (ACA). Student teams (of no more than three) are asked to upload a video of up to … Continue reading Youths Changing the World
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
Thanks to all of you who joined us in balmy St. Paul for the 29th Annual National Service-Learning Conference March 11-13! We’ve been awash in reflections as we hear the news you’re making putting justice into action, planning for change, advocating — in short, making history. Thanks both to participants and to the amazing volunteers, … Continue reading Justice in Action Hits the Streets
“Love. Not hate. We want to graduate!” “We are students. We want change!” “Tell me what democracy looks like? THIS is what democracy looks like!” Among those chanting these demands in St. Paul, Minn. this past Saturday, during the March for Our Lives, was eighth-grader Lindsey, along with two friends and approximately 20,000 others. She … Continue reading This is What Democracy Looks Like