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
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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
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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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Yale Muslim Students Association

Arts & Culture
Education & Literacy
Advocacy and Education
Open

The Muslim Students Association provides Yale students the opportunity to come together in a supportive Muslim environment and seeks to educate the Yale and New Haven communities about Islam. All students, both undergraduate and graduate, and community members are welcome to MSA religious, social and political events. Above all, we recognize that students are at varied levels in their own faiths, and we are welcoming to all, regardless of the extent of religious knowledge or determination.

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Yale Prison Education Initiative

Education & Literacy
Prison Reform & Reentry
Racial Inequality
Direct Service
Research & Policy Analysis
Advocacy and Education
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The Yale Prison Education Initiative at Dwight Hall seeks to expand upon existing Yale programming in correctional facilities by offering Yale courses to incarcerated students in Connecticut
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Yale Sight Savers

Yale Sight Savers

Health & Medicine
Direct Service
Research & Policy Analysis
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We are committed to identifying individuals at risk in the community for glaucoma-related vision loss and enhancing access to vision health care among local underserved communities. We seek to provide undergraduates with hands-on clinical experience as well as research opportunities.

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Yale Students for Prison Divestment

Human Rights
Prison Reform & Reentry
Victims' Rights
Research & Policy Analysis
Open

There is growing consensus on campus and political world that investments in the private prison industry promote an industry broadly engaged in cost cutting at the expense of human lives. As a university, we cannot be complicit in the face human rights violations in our own country. The time to act was yesterday.

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Yale Students for Veterans

Education & Literacy
Open

The mission of Yale Students for Veterans shall be to provide programming on and off campus that promotes appreciation of and advocacy for veterans. YSV shall aim to engage all undergraduates at Yale, including those who do not have direct connections to the military.

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