Category: News and Announcements

The YHHAP Clothing Closet is in the running for Walmart’s Food Pantry Holiday Makeover to win $20,000!!!! Voting ends tomorrow! It would also be great if you encouraged your Facebook friends/parents/suite mates to support us as well. All you need to do is: 1. Go to this website. 2. Type Connecticut into the search bar (scroll down). […]

141 Members of the Class of 2018 participated in the Freshmen Day of Service on Saturday, 9/6/14. Read about it here.

Deanna Song, Yale class of 2016, is a current Dwight Hall Urban Fellow.  Urban Fellows work with New Haven community organizations to address challenges of urban living (i.e. economic development, community building, family empowerment, and public health).  Deanna researched job access here in New Haven and found that for teens and young adults, employment challenges tend to […]

Reunion Open House Friday, May 23 & Friday, May 30 Dwight Hall Library, Old Campus 3:00pm – 5:00pm   If you were passionate about public service or activism during your time at Yale, you are an important part of the Dwight Hall community. Come meet other members and share your stories with us and each […]

Please join us for the 2014 Dwight Hall Public Service Awards and Senior Recognition Ceremony Friday, April 25, 2014 Dwight Hall Chapel Yale University Old Campus 67 High Street New Haven, CT 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres will be served. This event is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are appreciated. […]

Dear Connecticut residents, I’m the advocacy chair of YUPP (the Yale Undergraduate Prison Project,) and I’m writing to tell you about an urgent opportunity. A 16 year old transgender girl has recently been incarcerated in an adult prison without a criminal conviction. She was living in a treatment home for traumatized youth under the custody of the Connecticut […]

This year’s Science Fair will take place May 12-14, 2014 at University Commons, Yale University. The 2014 New Haven Science Fair is looking for volunteers to mentor New Haven public school students Pre-K through 12th grade with their science fair experiments. Mentors typically volunteer once a week, for 1hr to 1.5hr, depending on their availability.  They will work in the classroom […]

By James Woodall April 15th Tax Day has has come and gone and – thanks to a dedicated group of Yale students who operate a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site in the basement of the New Haven Free Public Library – over 1100 returns have been filed, enabling clients to claim over $1.5 million in […]

The Amy Rossborough Fellowship Program is currently accepting applications for the 2014-2015 academic year. The program awards up to $1,500 to Yale undergraduate students to complete a semester or year long social justice project in the New Haven area. Past recipients have organized projects ranging from hosting economic empowerment workshops for young women, to conducting […]

BSAY is continuing our series of photos and essays exploring how far we’ve come and what we have yet to do. Take a look! You can take a photo for the photo campaign at BSAY event, if you are interested in submitting an original work pertaining to the topic of race, black history, or social […]