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.

Overview Mission
Volunteers Around the World

Volunteers Around the World (VAW)

Health & Medicine
Hunger & Nutrition
Direct Service
Fundraising and Financial Support
Research & Policy Analysis
Advocacy and Education
Join anytime!

Volunteers Around the World is a non-profit organization that provides medical and dental services to underserved communities around the world.

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Yale AIDS Support Coalition

Yale AIDS Support Coalition (YASC)

Health & Medicine
LGBTQ Rights
People with Disabilities
Seniors
Direct Service
Advocacy and Education
Join anytime!

YASC is a student organization dedicated to serving the New Haven community through volunteer trips at the Leeway HIV/AIDS clinic.

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Yale Animal Welfare Alliance

Yale Animal Welfare Alliance

Animals
Environment
Direct Service
Advocacy and Education
Join anytime!

The Yale Animal Welfare Alliance is devoted to improving conditions for animals worldwide by raising awareness, sparking conversation, and fostering a progressive, cruelty-free student community.

Interested? Click here
Yale Chapter of the NAACP

Yale Chapter of the NAACP

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Employment & Job Training
Human Rights
Prison Reform & Reentry
Direct Service
Fundraising and Financial Support
Advocacy and Education
Join anytime!

The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.

Interested? Click here
Yale Children’s Theater

Yale Children’s Theater

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Direct Service
Advocacy and Education
Open

Yale Children’s Theater, a Dwight Hall community service group, is a group of Yale students devoted to teaching, entertaining, and engaging kids with the dramatic arts. We produce four student-written shows a year, offer drama workshops for local kids, and perform throughout the greater New Haven community.

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Yale Hunger and Homelessness Action Project (YHHAP)

Yale Hunger and Homelessness Action Project (YHHAP)

Employment & Job Training
Homelessness & Housing
Hunger & Nutrition
Direct Service
Fundraising and Financial Support
Research & Policy Analysis
Advocacy and Education
Join anytime!

Founded in 1974, YHHAP is a Dwight Hall organization run and staffed entirely by student volunteers. At the core of our work are ten service projects, which range from a weekly soup kitchen to a case management agency providing assistance with housing and employment. The YHHAP Board runs an additional five projects, which address homelessness on an institutional level. Our board projects range from a fundraising campaign to protect vital shelters in our city to an education program that inspires groups of young people from throughout the New Haven region to become involved in homelessness work. As the center of homelessness work at Yale, YHHAP maintains strong working partnerships with several incredible non-profits in New Haven, and has a seat on the Mayor’s Homeless Advisory Commission.

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Yale Prison Education Initiative

Education & Literacy
Prison Reform & Reentry
Racial Inequality
Direct Service
Research & Policy Analysis
Advocacy and Education
Join anytime!

The Yale Prison Education Initiative at Dwight Hall seeks to expand upon existing Yale programming in correctional facilities by offering Yale courses to incarcerated students in Connecticut.

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Yale Refugee Project

Yale Refugee Project

Children & Youth
Human Rights
Immigrants & Refugees
International Affairs
Direct Service
Fundraising and Financial Support
Advocacy and Education
Join anytime!

The Yale Refugee Project (YRP) is a coalition of undergraduate students providing direct assistance and advocacy for those refugees resettled in New Haven.

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Yale Sight Savers

Yale Sight Savers

Health & Medicine
Direct Service
Research & Policy Analysis
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We are committed to identifying individuals at risk in the community for glaucoma-related vision loss and enhancing access to vision health care among local underserved communities. We seek to provide undergraduates with hands-on clinical experience as well as research opportunities.

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Yale Student Environment Coalition (YSEC)

Yale Student Environment Coalition (YSEC)

Environment
Direct Service
Advocacy and Education
Open

To be the nexus point of communication and collaboration on environmental and sustainability issues, within and outside Yale.

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