Call for Submissions: The Generator

Posted by on September 19, 2003

NYLC is currently accepting submissions for the Fall 2003 issue of The Generator: Journal of Service-Learning and Youth Leadership which will feature articles on the theme: Discovering Community Needs. We invite you to be part of this national forum and encourage you to submit your thoughts on how learning communities of youth can generate and determine the genuine community need or needs, particularly in partnership with community groups. As service-learning practitioners ask youth to make a difference in their communities, it is imperative that real community needs are addressed in concert with community members. We specifically welcome your thoughts on a variety of needs assessment instruments and multiple ways of assessing need all of which are youth driven.

Desired elements are:
-Articles around the theme. (You may either send the full article or a proposed outline; articles will be 750 – 1,500 words and may be edited by
-A VARIETY of Program examples pertaining to the theme. Please include the name of the program, organization/school, grade level & subject, contact information, and two-paragraph description highlighting unique aspects of the program. If accepted for publication, at least one photo of program activities will be requested.
-Research articles pertaining to the theme (same requirements as general articles above).
-Any other resources or ideas along this theme are appreciated.

Please submit articles to Kristine Klopp at NYLC by October 3, 2003.

Questions should be directed to Kristine at (651) 999-7376 or

NYLC is the nation’s most prominent advocate of service-learning and national service. Founded in 1983, NYLC’s mission is to build vital, just communities with young people through service-learning. NYLC creates curricula and training programs for young people and adults, advocates education reform and progressive youth policy, and maintains extensive networks in support of these measures.

Kristine Klopp
National Youth Leadership Council
1667 Snelling Avenue North
Suite D300
Saint Paul, MN 55108
Fax: 651-631-2955

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