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
Dwight Hall Socially Responsible Investment Fund

Dwight Hall Socially Responsible Investment Fund

Education & Literacy
Employment & Job Training
Environment
Management, Administrative & Technical Support
Research & Policy Analysis
Advocacy and Education
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DHSRI is an undergraduate-run socially responsible investment fund, initially seeded with $50,000 from the Dwight Hall organization endowment.  Managed by a committee of undergraduate Yale College students, the fund makes use of socially responsible investment methods to have a positive environmental and social impact while aiming to outperform standard investment benchmarks and maximize financial return.

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Dwight Hall Summer Fellows

Dwight Hall Summer Fellows

Animals
Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Crisis Support
Education & Literacy
Direct Service
Fundraising and Financial Support
Management, Administrative & Technical Support
Research & Policy Analysis
Advocacy and Education
Open

Since 1968, the Dwight Hall Summer Fellows has offered the unique opportunity for students to dedicate themselves to creating social change.  Designed for community-engaged students who need the time and resources to enact a socially good idea, students are employed full-time, usually eight weeks.

In addition to funding, Summer Fellows also engage in a series of community-building and boundary expanding activities with their peers.  Weekly meetings revolve around food, conversation, trainings, reflection, speakers, and collective learning.
 
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Elmseed Enterprise Fund logo

Elmseed Enterprise Fund (EEF)

Education & Literacy
Direct Service
Management, Administrative & Technical Support
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The Elmseed Enterprise Fund encourages and enables sustainable economic self-reliance in the greater New Haven area. We seek to provide motivated entrepreneurs with access to personalized one-on-one consulting, business training and technical assistance, as well as a network of peers. Elmseed aims to empower entrepreneurs who lack the resources necessary to start or expand small businesses.

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Engineers without Borders

Engineers without Borders

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Environment
Health & Medicine
International Affairs
Fundraising and Financial Support
Research & Policy Analysis
Advocacy and Education
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Engineers Without Borders is a non-profit humanitarian organization established to partner with developing communities worldwide in order to improve their quality of life. This partnership involves the implementation of sustainable engineering projects, while involving and training internationally responsible engineers and engineering students.

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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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Freshmen in Service

First-Year in Service

Education & Literacy
Employment & Job Training
Health & Medicine
Homelessness & Housing
Human Rights
Direct Service
Research & Policy Analysis
Advocacy and Education
Closed

Up to 20 first-year students are selected by a group of peers to participate in this academic-year program.  Our aim is to learn from community leaders who dedicate their professional and personal lives to improving our shared city. Learning from their experience, wisdom and insider knowledge, we strive to work with our community partners to continue working to remove the structural and institutional barriers and conditions that perpetuate chronic problems in our city.

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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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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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