Voices and Stories Archive

Dr. Yusef Salaam Urges Students, Community Leaders, Organizers, and Neighbors to be Purposeful in Building More Socially Just Communities

Published December 17, 2019
On November 19, 2019, Dr. Yusef Salaam, one of the exonerated “Central Park Five,” spoke with a sold-out crowd in Battell Chapel and joined a reception in the Dwight Hall Common Room. Hundreds came together to hear Dr. Salaam’s profound message...Dr. Salaam in Battell Chapel

Dwight Hall Students Win Prestigious Honors for Leadership and Service—Rhodes Scholarships and Yale-Jefferson Award

Published December 17, 2019
Christina Pao ’20, Marwan Safar Jalani ’20, and Liana Wang ’20 just won coveted Rhodes Scholarships. Keerthana Annamaneni ’20 has received the 2019 Yale-Jefferson Award.Rhodes and Yale-Jefferson awardees 2019

2020 Summer Fellowship Applications Released!

Published December 1, 2019
Dwight Hall at Yale has released the application for its signature summer programming with some key improvements.

So, You Want to Start a Non-Profit?

Published October 21, 2019
A few words on the workshop facilitated by Executive Directer Crumlish

Matthew Coffin ('19) Awarded Undergraduate Ivy Award

Published April 16, 2019
One of nine recognized for volunteering in New Haven Community

Article from YDN: 100 students participate in Day of Service

Published April 8, 2019
101 Students volunteer for Day of Service event

Article from YDN: New Haven Interns teach ESL Class

Published April 5, 2019
Dwight Hall program and students are featured in campus newspaper

Public Psychiatry Fellowship: A year in review

Published April 1, 2019
After successful first year, Public Psychiatry program changes name to Community Mental Health Fellowship

Article from the Arts Council Greater New Haven: Co-Op After School program event

Published March 29, 2019
Community Members receive recongition in local news wesbite

Daud Shad, Co-Coordinator of Student Executive Committee, awarded prestigious civic fellowship

Published March 29, 2019
Daud Shad '21 selected as a Newman Civic Fellow

Sam Slie, emeritus Dwight Hall at Yale board member, Dies at 93

Published March 15, 2019
Samuel Nathan Slie June 8, 1925 – February 12, 2019

Organization Profile: CodeSouth @ The Social Innovation Lab

Published March 13, 2019
Social Innovation Lab helps foster CodeSouth, non-profit aimed to bring computer science awareness to low income communities in Mississippi

A conversation with YUPP: Histories of Mental Health and Imprisonment Discussion

Published March 8, 2019
Danielle Harris (BK ‘21) and Jordan Ashby (DC ‘22) reflect on a discussion panel about mass incareceration and mental health

Aritcle from YDN - Dwight Hall Partners with Grad, Professional Students

Published November 30, 2018
Dwight Hall Partners with Grad and Professional Students for Toy Drive

Article from the Courant

Published July 8, 2018
Paroled After Two Decades In Prison, James Jeter Will Attend Trinity College This Fall

"The Most Important Lessons Learned at Yale" by Kaitlyn Sabin

Published June 4, 2018
"The Most Important Lessons Learned at Yale" by Kaitlyn Sabin

Yale honors U.S. high school juniors for their community engagement

Published May 10, 2018
Yale honors U.S. high school juniors for their community engagement

Fall 2017 Member Group Review

Published January 25, 2018
Take a look at the work done through Dwight Hall in the fall 2017 semester.

Middle school students write, direct and perform show at Long Wharf Theatre

Published December 15, 2017
Read about Urban Fellow Jared Michaud's work in devised theater at Long Wharf Theater this fall. Jared Michaud and three other adults at Long Wharf theater.

Vendor fights homelessness

Published December 8, 2017
Brianna Wu writes about Yale Hunger and Homelessness Action Project (YHHAP) and the Elm City Echo. An Elm City Echo vendor poses with the Echo.