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Marrakech, Inc. Recognizes Dwight Hall with Its Founders’ Award

Published June 18, 2021
In 1971, Dwight Hall housed the beginnings of what would become a thriving organization—Marrakech, founded by undergraduates Susan Waisbren ’71 and Frances Brody ’72.

Yale Daily News: Annual Lecture Honors Three Black Muslim Women Leaders

Published February 24, 2021
Annual Lecture Honors Three Black Muslim Women Leaders

Yale Daily News: Dwight Hall and NHPS Launch Homework Helpline

Published December 3, 2020
New Haven Public Schools and Dwight Hall at Yale have partnered to provide a homework helpline for district students, staffed by Yale College Students.

How Higher Education Can Support Local Ecosystems of Innovation

Published November 14, 2020
How Higher Education Can Support Local Ecosystems of Innovation

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

YPEI Innovates Creative Writing Workshop for Incarcerated Students

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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.

Dwight Hall adjusts to temporary move

Published December 6, 2017
Talia Soglin writes about Dwight Hall's temporary move to 143 Elm.A board in Dwight Hall describing the location of staff member offices.

Building Bridges tackles educational ineqaulity between rural, urban China

Published November 2, 2017
Adam Gaber writes about the work of Dwight Hall member group, Building Bridges. A member of the Building Bridges Curriculum Team poses with her high school class in rural China.