A Generation of Leaders


Are you trying to nail down your summer 2017 plans? Look no further. We’ve got you covered. For decades, NYLC has hosted a summer camp that powers a generation of leaders. The National Youth Leadership Training is a seven-day immersive leadership camp that activates young people to address today’s most pressing challenges and helps to … Continue reading A Generation of Leaders

A Year in the Life of a Lead Activist


Youth4Education is a youth-led campaign to advance education equity through service-learning. You’ve heard us say that once or twice before. When we say youth-led, we’re talking about the Lead Activists. They’re the ones raising awareness, making change year-round. WEEK ONE. An intense kickoff at the National Youth Leadership Training – NYLC’s longest-running program – brings … Continue reading A Year in the Life of a Lead Activist

Beyond #SLC16


The 2016 National Service-Learning Conference®, Educate. Ignite. Transform., went off without a hitch and we couldn’t have done it without you. More than 850 people of all ages and from all walks of life packed the Hyatt Regency hotel in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Some even traveled internationally to attend! The conference jam-packed three and a half … Continue reading Beyond #SLC16

The Impact of Equity


To advance education equity is to make a meaningful entry into your community, to identify root causes of inequity, to engage and inspire peers, and to empower all youth to have a voice in their own education. The opportunity for all youth to thrive – regardless of access or means – and to be equipped … Continue reading The Impact of Equity

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