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Middle school students write, direct and perform show at Long Wharf Theatre

Published December 15, 2017
Read about Urban Fellow Jared Michaud's work in devised theater at Long Wharf Theater this fall. Jared Michaud and three other adults at Long Wharf theater.

Vendor fights homelessness

Published December 8, 2017
Brianna Wu writes about Yale Hunger and Homelessness Action Project (YHHAP) and the Elm City Echo. An Elm City Echo vendor poses with the Echo.

Dwight Hall adjusts to temporary move

Published December 6, 2017
Talia Soglin writes about Dwight Hall's temporary move to 143 Elm.A board in Dwight Hall describing the location of staff member offices.

Building Bridges tackles educational ineqaulity between rural, urban China

Published November 2, 2017
Adam Gaber writes about the work of Dwight Hall member group, Building Bridges. A member of the Building Bridges Curriculum Team poses with her high school class in rural China.

Yalies to Build Art Studio

Published October 11, 2017
Jacob Sweet writes about Dwight Hall's role in helping to build PostMasters, a "40,000 square foot multidiscplinary art incubator" in the Dixwell neighboorhood.

YDN: Seven Miles to Heaven // Katie Martin

Published October 6, 2017
Dwight Hall Partner's with the Landscape Lab

Dwight Hall expands fellowships, staff

Published September 5, 2017
Dwight Hall expands fellowships, staff

For the first time since 1930s, Dwight Hall sees major renovation

Published August 31, 2017
Dwight Hall to See Major Renovation

Renovation begins on historic Dwight Hall

Published August 30, 2017
Renovation begins on historic Dwight Hall

After-school programs bring big benefits to families

Published July 28, 2017
With budget cuts looming, we need to re-evaluate our commitment to the opportunities that we provide our youth between the hours of 3 and 6 p.m. CT Viewpoints Logo

Yale’s Dwight Hall program taps students to help meet needs in New Haven

Published July 22, 2017
“We’re very grateful to Dwight Hall,” Cancelmo said. “It’s a great program. … It’s a really lovely way for a nonprofit to be connected to Yale.”New Haven Register red logo

What College Campuses Can Do for After-School Programs

Published July 12, 2017
"Twelve years and four cohorts later, we’ve successfully navigated our way through the inevitable growing pains of implementing an afterschool program and have forged strong partnerships with our schools and funder." Salmon circle logo with CT Afterschool network.org in white letters

Kjerstin Pugh, Dwight Hall’s Director of Co-Op After School, receives T.A.P.S. award from New Haven Board of Education

Published June 16, 2017
Fortunately, Kjerstin’s five years of sleepless nights and wearing many hats with passion, grace, and grit have not gone unnoticed...Kjerstin Pugh with award surrounded by coworkers

Connecticut nearer the presumption of innocence, but not there yet

Published June 12, 2017
"As organizers with the Connecticut Bail Fund, we see the human costs of the bail system every day..."Ct Viewpoints logo

Dwight Hall at Yale's Annual Public Service Awards May 2017

Published May 19, 2017
The Dwight Hall community has been forever transformed by the value the following award recipients have provided and we are honored to acknowledge the integral role they have played in our growth.

Mandatory minimum sentences are cruel and ineffective. Sessions wants them back.

Published May 15, 2017
As a federal prosecutor and judge, we saw that these policies do not work.The Washington Post logo

YPEI plans inmate teaching program

Published April 27, 2017
"Incarcerated people in Connecticut may soon be able to take Yale College courses for academic credit as part of the Yale Prison Education Initiative."Yale Daily News Logo

Panel discusses legalizing recreational weed

Published April 26, 2017
"Hosted by the Yale Students for Sensible Drug Policy, a local chapter of an international initiative to end the war on drugs..."

CT No. 4 nationally in use of evidence-based policy-making

Published April 17, 2017
Urban Fellow Michael Zanger-Tishler explores how CT uses data to inform policy decisions

PILLARD: Fasting for New Haven

Published April 13, 2017
Aidan Pillard on the importance of the YHHAP Fast

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