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

Women Everywhere Believe Yale Chapter

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Racial Inequality
Women's Rights
Open

WEBelieve partners with educational institutions to provide the resources necessary to develop tomorrow’s women (particularly women of color) leaders while also working to combat the barriers that often stifle their leadership growth in school and the workplace.

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Y2Y New Haven

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Homelessness & Housing
Open

Y2Y New Haven is a joint initiative of students across New Haven, Youth Continuum, and Y2Y Network to open a student-run overnight program for young adults (ages 18-24) experiencing homelessness or housing instability in Greater New Haven. Y2Y New Haven will employ a youth-to-youth model to provide a safe and affirming environment for young adults experiencing homelessness. Y2Y guests have opportunities to collaborate with service providers, other youth experiencing homelessness, and student volunteers to create sustainable pathways out of homelessness and develop skills for long-term success. Y2Y provides opportunities for both guests and volunteers to become the next generation’s leading advocates for youth-driven solutions to homelessness.

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Yale Animal Welfare Alliance

Yale Animal Welfare Alliance

Animals
Environment
Direct Service
Advocacy and Education
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The Yale Animal Welfare Alliance is devoted to improving conditions for animals worldwide by raising awareness, sparking conversation, and fostering a progressive, cruelty-free student community.

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Yale Children’s Theater

Yale Children’s Theater

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Direct Service
Advocacy and Education
Open

Yale Children’s Theater, a Dwight Hall community service group, is a group of Yale students devoted to teaching, entertaining, and engaging kids with the dramatic arts. We produce four student-written shows a year, offer drama workshops for local kids, and perform throughout the greater New Haven community.

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Yale Code4Good

Education & Literacy
Open

Code4Good seeks to develop technical solutions to problems faced by the service and nonprofit communities. Additionally, we hope to foster enthusiasm in students to use their technical talents and abilities for the public good.

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Yale Effective Altruists

Animals
Employment & Job Training
Environment
Homelessness & Housing
Human Rights
Advocacy and Education
Open

To spread the ideas of effective altruism through analysis, outreach, advocacy, education and collaboration, and to engage with and enable effective altruistic practice using the immense resources and opportunities available at Yale.

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Yale EMS

Health & Medicine
Open

The purpose of this organization is to provide direct emergency medical care, training in emergency medical care, and to reduce morbidity and mortality in the areas of service in which we work.

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Yale Genetics Club

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Open

The group seeks to educate young minds about genetics and the new discoveries in genetics. We want to inspire students and show them genetics is accessible.

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Yale Hunger and Homelessness Action Project (YHHAP)

Yale Hunger and Homelessness Action Project (YHHAP)

Employment & Job Training
Homelessness & Housing
Hunger & Nutrition
Direct Service
Fundraising and Financial Support
Research & Policy Analysis
Advocacy and Education
Join anytime!

Founded in 1974, YHHAP is a Dwight Hall organization run and staffed entirely by student volunteers. At the core of our work are ten service projects, which range from a weekly soup kitchen to a case management agency providing assistance with housing and employment. The YHHAP Board runs an additional five projects, which address homelessness on an institutional level. Our board projects range from a fundraising campaign to protect vital shelters in our city to an education program that inspires groups of young people from throughout the New Haven region to become involved in homelessness work. As the center of homelessness work at Yale, YHHAP maintains strong working partnerships with several incredible non-profits in New Haven, and has a seat on the Mayor’s Homeless Advisory Commission.

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Yale Interpretation Network (YIN)

Education & Literacy
Employment & Job Training
Immigrants & Refugees
International Affairs
Open

The Yale Interpretation Network (YIN) provides pro-bono interpretation and translation services to bridge the gap between Limited English Proficiency community members and social services.

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