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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

Dwight Hall Co-Coordinator Matthew Coffin Chosen as Newman Civic Fellow

Published March 30, 2017
Congratulations to Matthew Coffin!

Yale Daily News: City to hold sixth annual Ride for Vets

Published March 8, 2017
Yale Daily News on Urban Fellow Hedy Gutfreund's role in RIDE for Our Veterans

Dwight Hall chooses social ventures to support

Published February 27, 2017
Dwight Hall's First Social Innovation Lab Cohort Announced

YDN: Freshmen shadow Dwight Hall leaders

Published February 9, 2017
Dwight Hall is Committed to Fostering Leadership in Service

Roberts: Giving Thanks

Published November 29, 2016
William Roberts reflects on the importance of service work at Yale and beyond

2nd Chance Society Starts Here

Published November 25, 2016
Devon Geyelin YC '16 highlights important work taking place in New HavenNew Haven Independent

Sexual Violence — And Hope — On Stage At Co-Op High

Published November 18, 2016
Co-Op After School performs Ruined and delves into tough topics

CT Bail Fund featured in New Haven Independent

Published August 17, 2016
CT Bail Fund

Hannah Malcolm April 29, 2016 Magee Fellow Reflection

Published April 29, 2016
Hannah Malcolm - 2015-2016 Magee Fellow - bids farewellThree students supporting Flint

Panama, Paper, Money, Rage

Published April 9, 2016
How do the revelations fit into the work we do at Dwight Hall, and what could we take from it in our continuing pursuit of social justice?

Flint's Troubled Water

Published January 30, 2016
The mechanisms of detection were there. The knowledge was there. The chances to admit wrongdoing and correct mistakes were there. And yet here we are

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