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The Meaning of Mentorship

Published June 9, 2017
"Three years after joining J-Z AMP, I am thankful. Thankful for the lessons that these students have imparted on me. Thankful for the struggles. Thankful for the smiles..."Group of mentees and mentors posing for a picture in front of water and skyline

Yale Hunger Heroes DESK Blog Posts: 1. Beyond Charity: In Search of Justice 2. Separate Plates, Same Table

Published May 19, 2017
"For four years, this has been by far the most significant and meaningful aspect of my time here..."

Dwight Hall at Yale's Annual Public Service Awards May 2017

Published May 19, 2017
The Dwight Hall community has been forever transformed by the value the following award recipients have provided and we are honored to acknowledge the integral role they have played in our growth.

Evaluation of the Jones-Zimmermann Academic Mentoring Program (J-Z AMP)

Published May 3, 2017
"At the time, I didn’t realize how idealistic it was to place these expectations on young adolescents as an outsider who wasn’t yet entirely familiar with the school and the New Haven community..."

YPEI plans inmate teaching program

Published April 27, 2017
"Incarcerated people in Connecticut may soon be able to take Yale College courses for academic credit as part of the Yale Prison Education Initiative."Yale Daily News Logo

Two "Halls" Come Together During Spring Day of Service 2017: Lyric Hall and Dwight Hall

Published April 20, 2017
John Cavaliere's journey of restoring Lyric Hall has not been easy

Good Mornings at Sunrise (Café)

Published April 11, 2017
It’s Friday morning, and it’s pancake day...Volunteers around table preparing to serve food

Volunteers Around the World, Peru 2017

Published April 3, 2017
Volunteers Around the World returned to work in Cusco, Perú

Reflections on the 22nd Annual Black Solidarity Conference at Yale

Published March 6, 2017
What do overflowing spaces, breaking it down on the dance floor, and Twitter have in common? They were all part of Black Solidarity Conference 2017

Engineers Without Borders Preparing for May Trip

Published March 6, 2017
Engineers Without Borders to assess the implementation of a water catchment and distribution systemEngineers Without Boarders group photo

Thi(NK) hosts North Korean defector and human rights activist Ji Seong Ho

Published March 1, 2017
"His resilience and dedication to the North Korean people inspired us."

Roberts: Giving Thanks

Published November 29, 2016
William Roberts reflects on the importance of service work at Yale and beyond

2nd Chance Society Starts Here

Published November 25, 2016
Devon Geyelin YC '16 highlights important work taking place in New HavenNew Haven Independent

3 Things that Happen When We "FOCUS on New Haven"

Published September 16, 2016
Dwight Hall's pre-orientation program jumpstarts the year for service minded YaliesStudents serving breakfast at Sunrise Cafe

Dwight Hall Summer Fellow Simone Seiver

Published August 19, 2016
Dwight Hall enables experimentation and collaboration as a Social Innovation Laboratory.

Summer Buds

Published August 17, 2016
Summer Buds

Kevin Cheung - Living History Project

Published July 21, 2016
A reflection from the Living History ProjectLiving History Project Logo

FOCUS on New Haven - 2013

Published July 21, 2016
FOCUS on New Haven

Magee Interviews: Joy Johannes, FISH of Greater New Haven

Published March 26, 2016
When you have community vision meetings, the general population has, in my experience, always had the answers, but don’t have the power, the influence, or the money to make it happen.

Magee Interviews: Leslie Radcliffe, Truman Street Community Garden

Published February 28, 2016
We don’t need recognition for what we do, and even if what we do doesn’t work out, there’s value in that act of giving.