Dwight Hall at Yale

Center for Public Service and Social Justice

Programs

Below is a comprehensive list of active programs that run through Dwight Hall. Programs can be searched by name, cause, or type of service.

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Overview Mission
Aids Walk New Haven

AIDS Walk New Haven

Health & Medicine
Fundraising and Financial Support
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A 5K walk to raise money to provide support services to individuals and families infected and affected by HIV/AIDS in the greater New Haven community. 

Our goals are to raise money, increase public awareness, promote prevention through advocacy, and unite the Yale-New Haven community against stigma, apathy and infection. 
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AIESEC

Animals
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Employment & Job Training
Environment
Open

To achieve peace and the fulfillment of humankind’s potential.

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American Red Cross at Yale

American Red Cross at Yale

Health & Medicine
Direct Service
Advocacy and Education
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We are an undergraduate organization working to bring national American Red Cross projects to the Yale campus. We work closely with our local New Haven chapter to organize projects such as blood drives, and first aid/CPR training.

We leverage Yale University’s significant people resources to provide essential blood supplies to hospitals and patients.

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Best Buddies

Best Buddies

Children & Youth
People with Disabilities
Direct Service
Advocacy and Education
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The mission of Best Buddies International is to establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

The Yale chapter of this international non-profit organization aims to follow all parts of Best Buddies International’s mission. It particularly focuses on creating meaningful, mutually enriching one-to-one friendships. It matches Yale students in one-to-one friendships with residents of the New Haven community who have intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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 Black Solidarity Conference at Yale

Black Solidarity Conference

Arts & Culture
Advocacy and Education
Open

The Black Solidarity Conference at Yale seeks to bring undergraduates of all colors together to discuss issues pertaining to the African Diaspora. Through discussions, panels, workshops, networking, and social gatherings, over 700 students from across the country analyze issues affecting our communities and explore solutions to undertake at their respective college campuses.

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Black Student Alliance at Yale

Black Student Alliance at Yale (BSAY)

Arts & Culture
Education & Literacy
LGBTQ Rights
Women's Rights
Direct Service
Advocacy and Education
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The Black Student Alliance at Yale (BSAY) is a multi-cultural organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of Black students at Yale through political action, community action, and social events.

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Bridges ESL

Bridges ESL

Education & Literacy
Direct Service
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Bridges ESL provides free English language lessons to individuals in the Yale and New Haven community who want or need to improve their communication skills and bridge their language gap. These individuals will acquire the English skills needed to be effective in the family, the workplace, and the community — building bridges for their own future.

Volunteer tutors are at the heart of our program. Become a volunteer today!

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Camp Kesem

Camp Kesem

Children & Youth
Direct Service
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Camp Kesem is a nationwide community, driven by passionate college student leaders, that supports children through and beyond their parent’s cancer.

Camp Kesem Yale was founded in 2013 and provides free summer camps for children touched by a parent’s cancer in the greater Connecticut area.

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CityStep Yale

CityStep Yale

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Direct Service
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CityStep Yale introduces New Haven middle schoolers to the performing arts as a medium of self-expression, creativity, self-confidence, and community.

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Co-Op After School

Co-Op After School

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Direct Service
Advocacy and Education
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Co-Op After School is a grant-funded after school program operated and managed by Dwight Hall at Yale in partnership with Co-Op High School.  As the largest high school after school program in the state of Connecticut, CAS provides free, innovative programming to more than 350 high school students annually in a safe, supportive and nurturing environment.  

Yale students may become engaged with CAS as tutors, program instructors, or as programmatic support, creating the perfect environment for Yale students to achieve success in working with high school students.

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