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
MEChA (Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán) de Yale

MEChA (Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán) de Yale

Education & Literacy
Human Rights
Immigrants & Refugees
Racial Inequality
Direct Service
Advocacy and Education
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Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán (MEChA) de Yale, established in 1969, is an organization of Chicanos of different ethnic backgrounds who have come together in pursuit of social justice, community empowerment and cultural awareness.

MEChA de Yale promotes and supports the pursuit of education as a means to achieve self-empowerment. Our social and political activism is a direct response to the problems that affect the Chicano/Latino population locally, nationally and globally.

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Mind Matters

Mind Matters

Health & Medicine
Advocacy and Education
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Mind Matters is a student organization that hopes to raise awareness about mental health issues in the Yale community. We encourage dialogue on mental health while directing students to Yale’s advising resources should they be in need of help.

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Moneythink

Education & Literacy
Open

Moneythink’s mission is to restore the economic health of the United States through teaching high school students how to navigate their own personal finances and the financial system of the U.S.

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Music makers

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Open

Music Makers aims to connect Yale student musicians with the New Haven community, by teaching music at children’s organizations and organizing performances by groups of Yale student musician volunteers at retirement communities, nursing homes, hospice, open-air locations, and other spaces in the community where music can be uplifting and helpful.

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New Haven REACH

New Haven REACH

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Employment & Job Training
Racial Inequality
Direct Service
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New Haven Urban Debate League

Education & Literacy
Children & Youth
Direct Service
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New Haven Urban Debate League (UDL) is a consortium of high school parliamentary debate teams in the New Haven area. UDL is a student organization at Yale.

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PALS Tutoring and Mentoring

PALS Tutoring and Mentoring

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Direct Service
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PALS is a tutoring and mentoring group that allows Yale students to develop one-on-one relationships with children from the New Haven area. At PALS, they make learning fun through educational games, scavenger hunts, and field trips. Every Saturday from 12 noon to 2 p.m., tutors and kids make progress in various subjects and build a connection that can last throughout the year and longer. PALS is a great way to get involved in the New Haven community and to meet other Yale students with similar aims.

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Period. at Yale: A Student Organization

Health & Medicine
Human Rights
Women's Rights
Open

Our mission is to partner with the New Haven community to combat period poverty, and provide menstrual health management and education where needed. We also strive to advocate and work within the Yale community to supplement access to menstrual products and to break down barriers that keep menstruation stigmatized.

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Prisme LGBT+ in New Haven

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Open

The mission of our organization is to present workshops on queer identity to youth in New Haven and local Connecticut communities. As such, we endeavor to partner with schools, community organizations, etc in order to connect with youth and spread this vital information in an engaging and informative way.

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Public Health Coalition

Public Health Coalition

Health & Medicine
Fundraising and Financial Support
Advocacy and Education
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Yale Public Health Coalition builds awareness of opportunities and events through our weekly electronic newsletter to 600+ Yale students and faculty. We educate students about public health issues through our weekly lunch discussions, masters teas, film screenings, advising, and panels. And we encourage collaboration between public health related groups on Yale’s campus by working with them to organize service events.

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