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Extending Support for Statewide Service-Learning in Afterschool Programs

The National Youth Leadership Council is proud to announce the award of two-year grants to four State Afterschool Networks to create successful, replicable, service-learning implementation models. Grantees include: OregonAsk - Oregon PSAYDN - Pennsylvania State Afterschool Youth Development Network TAN - Tennessee Afterschool [...]

November 15th, 2021|

The M.I.N.D Project – A Reflection on Successful Service-Learning

By Christian Buonfiglio, Guest Writer Before graduating from the Foundation Academies’ Collegiate Academy, a public charter school in Trenton, New Jersey, each student must take a Civic Service-Learning course. Though the course is facilitated by English teacher Colleen DiDonato, the students, who are [...]

July 22nd, 2021|

Parents and Teachers Agree: We Must Prepare Students to be Active Members of our Communities

Parents and teachers agree that social and emotional learning (SEL) and service-learning have a reciprocal, mutually reinforcing relationship. Service-learning offers students real-world experiences that connect classroom learning to life, broaden perspectives, deepen social awareness, and connect actions to the needs of communities. However, [...]

May 4th, 2021|


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