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

Every Vote Counts

Education & Literacy
Human Rights
Open

Every Vote Counts is a student-led, nonpartisan organization dedicated to increasing voter turnout nationwide, expanding voter access, and increasing civic literacy through voter reform advocacy and civic education. EVC seeks to strengthen our democracy and make more diverse voices heard by making sure that every American who is eligible to vote can easily do so – and that every vote counts.

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Family Support Fellows

Direct Service
Open

The Dwight Hall Family Support Fellows is built with two main goals; first to provide a small stipend to students who are balancing academics with unique family needs, and second to create a community of peers for those students who have chosen family over a typical college experience.

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First-Years in Support of New Haven

First-Years in Support of New Haven

Crisis Support
Education & Literacy
Environment
Homelessness & Housing
Human Rights
Direct Service
Research & Policy Analysis
Advocacy and Education
Open

Initiated in 2015, First-Years in Support of New Haven is an academic-year program for Yale College first-years to sustainably connect and consciously engage with the vibrant New Haven community. Our aim is to learn from the leadership and experience of community partners who dedicate their professional and personal lives to our shared city. We strive to foster open conversations about the changing New Haven/Yale relationship and engage in sustainable service that will continue throughout each student’s time in New Haven.

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Flyte Scholastics

Education & Literacy
Open

Flyte Scholastics at Yale is committed to providing academic support and guidance to underprivileged students in New Haven. It is Flyte’s objective to empower these students with academic tutoring, SAT prep, and other tutoring services.

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FOCUS on New Haven

FOCUS on New Haven

Animals
Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Crisis Support
Education & Literacy
Direct Service
Closed

Established in 1991, FOCUS on New Haven is a week long pre-orientation program designed to introduce first and second year students to the city of New Haven.  With days spent engaging with local organizations and evenings spent listening to community leaders, FOCUS on New Haven hopes all students complete the program with a deep affinity for the city of New Haven.

Check out a story from FOCUS 2016

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Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC)

Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC)

Children & Youth
Health & Medicine
International Affairs
Direct Service
Fundraising and Financial Support
Advocacy and Education
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FIMRC is dedicated to improving the health of families in the developing world through the implementation of innovative and self-sustainable health improvement programs. Through its network of outpatient clinics and partnerships, FIMRC asserts a multidimensional strategy that includes clinical services, extensive community outreach efforts and health education programs.

As a college campus chapter of FIMRC, FIMRC Yale is dedicated to raising awareness and funds for FIMRC projects. Apart from advocation of FIMRC’s mission, our on-campus efforts also include spreading awareness of global health issues. In addition, FIMRC Yale believes that our efforts should begin in the local community, so we are also dedicated to serving underserved populations in our local city of New Haven.

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Funbotics

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Open
Our mission is to introduce Robotics and STEM to under-resourced communities to prepare them for success in a technology driven world. We hope to encourage imagination and team work, inspire students to pursue STEM careers, and have fun at the same time.
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Girls on the Run

Children & Youth
Women's Rights
Direct Service
Fundraising and Financial Support
Open

Girls on the Run seeks to fill a gap in elementary school education by combining athletics with girls’ empowerment at an especially vulnerable time in their lives. We want to inspire girls to understand their bodies for what they can do rather than what they look like.

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Global Brigades

Global Brigades

Health & Medicine
Direct Service
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As a secular, international nonprofit organization, we mobilize student volunteers and professionals to empower communities in developing countries with programs that improve quality of life while respecting local culture and improving the environment. 

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HAPPY (Hypertension Awareness and Prevention Project at Yale)

HAPPY (Hypertension Awareness and Prevention Project at Yale)

Health & Medicine
Research & Policy Analysis
Advocacy and Education
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HAPPY, Hypertension Awareness & Prevention Program at Yale, is a collaboration of Yale University students, health professionals and New Haven health care agencies dedicated to providing regular hypertension screenings, linking hypertensive individuals with affordable and immediate medical care, and eliminating barriers to follow-up care for under-served communities in New Haven.

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