Voices and Stories Archive

Yale Daily News: Dwight Hall Peace Intiative Teach-in on Rohingya Genocide in Myanmar

Published October 28, 2020
On Saturday, the Dwight Hall Peace Initiaitive gathered over Zoom to call the Yale community’s attention to the Rohingya Genocide in Myanmar.

Yale Daily News: Beyond the Ballot panelists bring attention to local politics at NACC event

Published October 23, 2020
On Thursday, October 22nd, the Native American Cultural Center, led by NACC Director Matthew Makomenaw, hosted the panelists in a workshop over Zoom. The event’s panelists were Every Vote Counts at Yale Co-President Clara Lew-Smith ’22, Ward 1 Alder Eli S

Yale Faculty of Arts and Sciences Senate Passes YPEI Resolution

Published October 22, 2020
Yale senators passed a resolution to provide material support to the Yale Prison Education Initiative

Thank you, Marquita!

Published October 7, 2020
We thank Dr. Marquita Taylor for her three years with Dwight Hall at Yale

YPEI Innovates Creative Writing Workshop for Incarcerated Students

Published September 25, 2020
Featured in the YaleNews: "Workshop inspired creative expression in cellblocks"

Join the Yale Prison Education Initiative and partners for “Dignity, Education, and Economic Mobility for Minnesotans Behind Bars”

Published June 24, 2020
DIGNITY, EDUCATION & ECONOMIC MOBILITY FOR MINNESOTANS BEHIND BARS: An opportunity for faith community engagement

Student Executive Committee Urges Action Against Police Brutality and Systemic Racism

Published May 31, 2020
Dwight Hall's Student Executive Committee (ExComm) is devastated and outraged by the recent killings of Black people in this country.

Dwight Hall Students Win Graduation Awards and Continue Service

Published May 29, 2020
Many graduation award recipients from the Class of 2020 have served with Dwight Hall.Dwight Hall celebrates Yale College Class of 2020 graduation awardees

2020 Summer Fellows Announced!

Published May 18, 2020
Meet Dwight Hall's newest group of summer changemakersDwight Chapel

Increasing Educational Access in New Haven

Published May 4, 2020
Imagine a fifth grader in downtown New Haven, Fair Haven, or Newhallville who has no access to the technological tools to advance her learning during COVID-19...Operation Chromebooks Poster

50th Anniversary of May Day Weekend

Published May 4, 2020
Fifty years ago, tens of thousands of Yale students, civil rights activists, professors, Black Panther party leaders, and community members gathered on the New Haven Green.Artie Seale and Michael Tabor May Day 1970

Student Executive Committee Acts Boldly in Response to the Pandemic

Published May 4, 2020
Student Executive Committee Acts Boldly in Response to the PandemicStudent ExComm Zoom Meeting

Hear Your Song Goes Virtual, expands patient base (from Yale Daily News)

Published March 31, 2020
Hear Your Song goes virtual during COVID-19Hear Your Song logo

COVID-19 Impact on Summer Fellowships

Published March 27, 2020
Read Dwight Hall’s criteria update and deadline changes at this announcement.

Update on Student Employment During COVID-19

Published March 20, 2020
Updates on Student Employment

Dwight Hall Response to COVID-19

Published March 11, 2020
Read Dwight Hall's actions in response to COVID-19

Letter to Dwight Hall Student Volunteers 11 March 2020

Published March 11, 2020
A Message to Dwight Hall Volunteers Regarding COVID-19

2019 Year in Review

Published February 21, 2020
We offer you this Year in Review to give you a glimpse into the ways Dwight Hall shapes people who serve all sectors of society and a sense of the exciting and powerful work of the Hall in the larger community.2019 Year in Review cover

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